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The wreckage of a house sitting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., a city ravaged by the Woolsey Fire less than a day after a mass shooting. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Firefighters try to beat back the Woolsey Fire in the early hours of Friday. One day earlier, the blaze ignited as mourning residents tried to cope with quite another kind of terror in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Eric Thayer/Reuters hide caption

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A North Carolina resident sits on his staircase earlier this week, staring into the water that surrounded his home after Florence hit Emerald Isle, N.C. Tom Copeland/AP hide caption

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Footing The Bill For Climate Change: 'By The End Of The Day, Someone Has To Pay'

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Firefighters work on the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire on Aug. 7. On Thursday Cal Fire asked state lawmakers for an additional $234 million in funding to continue battling wildfires through the end of the year. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Workers in dust masks wash fresh red bell peppers in smoky conditions outside of Eltopia, Wash. Even with the masks, the smoke is still causing tight chests, itchy eyes and dry throats. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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As Wildfires Rage, Smoke Chokes Out Farmworkers And Delays Some Crops

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This still frame from a video released earlier this week by Cal Fire shows the "fire tornado" forming over Lake Keswick Estates near Redding, Calif., on July 26. Cal Fire via AP hide caption

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A car passes through flames on Highway 299 as the Carr Fire burns through Shasta, Calif., on July 26. Fueled by high temperatures, wind and low humidity, the blaze has destroyed multiple structures and killed seven people. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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A woman uses a portable fan to cool herself in Tokyo on Tuesday as Japan suffers from a heat wave. Scientists say extreme weather events will likely happen more often as the planet gets warmer. Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame?

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The Eagle Creek wildfire burns in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland, Ore., in September. The teenager who threw the firework that started the fire has been ordered to pay $36.6 million to victims who suffered damages. Inciweb/AP hide caption

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Echo, an English Labrador, narrows down the search for the ashes of Kathy Lampi's mother. She died in June, but her cremains were lost in the wildfire in October. Thomas Nash/nashpix.com hide caption

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Forensic Search Dogs Sniff Out Human Ashes In Wildfire Wreckage

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2 Weeks In, Firefighters Battle To Save Homes From Southern California Wildfires

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A firefighter douses flames around a house that was saved while the property around it burned as winds picked up and pushed the fire west Saturday in Montecito, Calif. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke from wildfires, like this lingering cloud in Sonoma County, Calif., in October, may be responsible for creating an off taste in wine. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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Hundreds of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on October 11, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned

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Cal Fire firefighter Trevor Smith battles the Tubbs Fire near Calistoga, Calif., on Thursday. Wildfires in Northern California have killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Napa County firefighter Jason Sheumann sprays water on a home as he battles flames from a wildfire on Monday in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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