Climate Change Will Bring More, Bigger Wildfires to Western U.S.

20130808wildfireOne of the impacts of climate change is increasing wildfires, which in turn affects air quality. In late July, a Spare the Air day alert was issued in the Bay Area because of fires in Oregon. Check out the Union of Concerned Scientists’s great infographic explaining the increase in wildfires.

[Photo by Bureau of Land Management on Flickr]

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