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Wildfires Offer Clues On Climate Change

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Wildfires Offer Clues On Climate Change

Wildfires Offer Clues On Climate Change

Wildfires Offer Clues On Climate Change

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The Yellowstone fires of 1988 were the harbinger of climate change in the West. Those blazes signaled that future wildfires would be massive and the norm during fire season. Scientists are working to understand this relationship between fires and a warming world by digging through layers of charcoal and reading tree rings.

Sadie Babits is a reporter for Boise State Radio.