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A climate scientist’s up-close personal encounter with a nearby record-setting Colorado wildfire

FORT COLLINS, CO. – Where I live there’s a spectacular gradient of climate and vegetation extending from the semi-arid grassland around cities (5,000 ft / 1.5 km) where five-million people live to the tundra and snowfields along the Continental Divide (13,000 ft / 4 km) above sea level. In the past decade, wildfire has burned […]