Indonesian Wildfires Tied to Global Warming

Two papers in the journal Nature shed new light on the relationship between wildfires and the environment. Major fires in Indonesia in the late 1990s spewed large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, contributing to global warming. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.

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