The following story will move Saturday as this week’s Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
SCIENCE SAYS-WILDFIRE FUEL
As temperatures rise in America’s West, so do the flames. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hottest temperatures, an Associated Press analysis of fire and weather data found. As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land consumed by flames has more than doubled. By Seth Borenstein. UPCOMING: 900 words by 11 a.m. Saturday, photos, graphic.