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Hiding The Decline In Forest Fires

The US Forest Service used to have this graph on their web site, showing the sharp decline in US forest fires. Indicator 3.16: Area and percent of forest affected by abiotic agents They removed the page linking to in the … Continue reading

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1891 Caribbean Hurricane Swept Away All Forests And Destroyed All Boats

all the vessels at Martinique were lost during the terrible hurricane there. the mountain slopes were covered with forests; all the cultivation and all the forests in the path of the hurricane appear to have been swept away. The numerous … Continue reading

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US Forest Fire Count Lowest On Record

There have been fewer than 30,000 fires this year – the majority being in Alaska (which is now cold and wet.) National Interagency Fire Center In 1937, there were 185,000 fires – and that did not include Alaska. October 9, … Continue reading

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US Forest Fires Continue At Record Low

US forest fires are declining and at a ten year low. Spreadsheet   Data The New York Times (of course) claims the exact opposite, because they are pushing an agenda and have no interest in presenting factual information. Climate Change Is … Continue reading

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Forest Fire Devastation

Eight years ago, a tree fell on a power line near Los Alamos, New Mexico and started a large fire. Global warming apparently makes trees fall on power lines. Because …. science. Jury finds power companies mostly liable for Las … Continue reading

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Forest Fire Burn Acreage Down 86% Since 1930

“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell, “1984” US Forest fire burn acreage so far this year is 40th highest on record, and down 86% since 1930. Spreadsheet Actual … Continue reading

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Massive Forest Fires Of 1890

08 May 1890, 6 – Minneapolis Messenger at Newspapers.com New Mexico had huge forest fires in 1890, and now the tallest Aspen trees in the world grow where the fires burned. Spokane Falls Daily Chronicle – Google News Archive Search

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US Forest Fires Continue Well Below Average

So far this year, US forest fire burn acreage has been 42% of the 1926-2018 average, and is down more than 90% from the 1930 peak. Spreadsheet The summer of 1930 was extremely hot and dry, so no surprise they … Continue reading

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Number Of US Forest Fires Continues To Decline

US forest fire burn acreage and number of fires is down 80% over the last 80 years. Indicator 3.16: Area and percent of forest affected by abiotic agents There were 185,209 fires in 1937, and more than 200,000 in 1936. … Continue reading

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Correlation Between Hot Days And Forest Fires

The frequency of hot days in the US during the 1930’s was much higher than it is now. Total burn acreage was also much higher. Indicator 3.16: Area and percent of forest affected by abiotic agents The correlation between hot weather … Continue reading

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