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Climate change is raising peat fire risk

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The dramatic evacuation of Fort McMurray – peat part-fuelled the inferno (Pic: Chris Schwarz/Gover… http://sumo.ly/lw0u via @ClimateHome

Drying bogs are increasingly flammable, researchers warn, fuelling blazes from Fort McMurray in Canada to southeast Asia

July 9, 2016 —Scientists in Canada have confirmed an unexpected hazard in the world of climate change: the subterranean fire.  Continue reading Climate change is raising peat fire risk