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

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