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Daniel Swain quoted in The Guardian — ‘Fire weather’: dangerous days now far more common in US west, study finds

The hot, dry, and windy weather conditions fueling the huge wildfires that have besieged the western US this summer have increased in frequency over the past 50 years, a new study has found. “It’s clear that conditions we’re seeing right now in the west are very different from what we saw a few decades ago,” said Daniel Swain, a climate scientist with UCLA who advised Climate Central on the report.