Climate Cast: Western US battling large wildfires

Climate Cast
Every Thursday, MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.
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Huge wildfires are burning across the western United States, including a 400-square-mile fire in Washington that is the largest in state history.

One fire in California is threatening an ancient grove of giant sequoia trees in Yosemite National Park. Fire crews from Minnesota have been sent help fight fires in Idaho and Oregon as well.

For this week's Climate Cast, we discuss what we know - and don't know - about what climate change means for the number and intensity of wildfires in the U.S.

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