Yes, climate change is driving wildfires

UNEP, Oct 3: As wildfires sweep across the western United States, taking lives, destroying homes, and blanketing the country in smoke, Niklas Hagelberg has a sobering message: this could be America’s new normal, UNEP reports said.

The fire season in the western United States is now 75 days longer than it was in the 1970s, according to a study from the University of California. Image credit: Photo by SKeeze/Pixabay