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1/ @realDonaldTrump tweeted today that "bad environmental laws" are making #wildfires worse. It's actually #climatechange. Nevada wildfire
@realDonaldTrump 2/ One study found that from 1984 to 2015, #climatechange doubled the area burned by wildfires across the West. hcne.ws/2neGl1c
@realDonaldTrump 3/ Research supports the correlation between #climatechange & #fire seasons that start earlier and end later, with more days of extreme “fire weather.” hcne.ws/2Ju9TFU #Opinion
@realDonaldTrump 4/ According to a climate science report released last year, Western #wildfires have gotten worse because of increasing temperatures & drought. #climatechange hcne.ws/2LVQ4by
@realDonaldTrump 5/ In a 2015 report, @forestservice attributed longer #fire seasons to a warming climate. hcne.ws/2KmvbAK #photos
6/Weather is another major driver of Western fires. hcn.org/articles/dc-di…
7/Alongside the climate as a cause, there’s people. Illegal campfires, cigarette butts & other accidental ignitions have nearly tripled the wildfire season. hcn.org/articles/peopl…

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