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Experts discover new reason that uncontrollable ‘zombie fires’ could rise from the dead: ‘A near-exponential relationship’

EXPERTS DISCOVER NEW REASON THAT UNCONTROLLABLE ‘ZOMBIE FIRES’ COULD RISE FROM THE DEAD: ‘A NEAR-EXPONENTIAL RELATIONSHIP’

Smoke from zombie fires can spread great distances.

 

As if firefighters in remote northern regions didn’t have it hard enough, they may increasingly need to protect us from zombies on our overheating planet … “zombie fires,” that is. 

What’s happening?

Zombie fires — blazes that burn underground and come back from the dead after smoldering through cold seasons — are spreading more extensively in hotter, drier, more lightning-prone Arctic environments affected by the planet’s warming, a recent study finds.

 

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