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Canadian wildfires have ushered in a new fire era, the ‘Pyrocene’

Humanity has changed its relationship to fire. We may never be the same.
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As wildfires rage, the 'Pyrocene' Age is upon us

As wildfires rage, the 'Pyrocene' Age is upon us

Fire scholar Stephen J. Pyne proposes a pyrocentric view of the last 10,000 years — and warns that California’s wildfires herald a very combustible future. 
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California's wildfire and COVID-19 disasters just collided

You'd be hard-pressed to dream up a nastier confluence of crises besieging California right now.

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