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Fires burning all over the world: We might look back and say 'those were the good old days'

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We’re used to talking about wildfires this time of year, but there are lots of fires burning right now around the world: California, Greece, Scandinavia, the Arctic. Add that to heat waves in places like Japan and Canada. We speak with a climate scientist to understand what’s going on, and what trends could look like for years to come.


People light candles outside the parliament building to commemorate the victims of
a wildfire that left at least 91 dead, in Athens, Greece, July 30, 2018.
REUTERS/Costas Baltas