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On The State of Our World & the Need to Be Prepared

Please reflect the following: Study Links Climate Change to Wildfires This research, published in the journal  Earth's Future , uses a data set of almost  40,000 wildfires in California from the past 50 years to establish a clear link between climate change, aridity, and the increasing number of forest fires in the summer in California. The authors found the  link between climate change and fall wildfires weaker than in summer, but likely to strengthen from continued warming and delayed onset of winter precipitation. Learn more > Research Finds That Atmospheric Rivers Will be a Dominant Source of California Water Resources and Flooding A new study, published in the July 9 issue of the journal  Nature Scientific Report , suggests that a new regime of wet and dry extremes is emerging in California and that the projected bolstering of extreme precipitation is likely to be caused by streams of moisture in the sky known as