White House Chief Science Adviser: Wildfires Are Linked To Climate Change
“While no single wildfire can be said to be caused by climate change, climate change has been making the fire season in the U.S. longer and on average more intense,” Holdren says in the video — further explaining that, on average, annual wildfires in the west have “increased several-fold in the last decade,”
The exact opposite is true. Wildfires have plummeted over the past decade and are near historic lows this year. There have been very few fires outside the left coast.