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The Thomas fire is terrifying. Fire trends are even more terrifying

The Thomas fire is terrifying. Fire trends are even more terrifying

Michael Kodas throws a legitimate scare into us.

By the middle of this century, twice the amount of U.S. land will burn in bad fire years than does today.
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