A vicious climate cycle: Droughts are becoming hotter, raising risk of wildfire, scientists say

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 17:02 in Earth & Climate

Droughts don’t just make a place drier. As new research shows, they also make it hotter. A team from UC Irvine that compared temperature changes across the U.S. found that temperatures rise faster in places under drought conditions than they do in places with average climates. This relationship...

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