take a good look america, this is what the reckoning looks like

Take A Good Look America, This Is What The Reckoning Looks Like

“Some folks will say, well, a few degrees of temperature increase, fires are burning at 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, how can that possibly make a difference?” says UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain. The warming manifests in what’s known as the vapor-pressure deficit. “So essentially how much water the atmosphere wants to suck out of the living vegetation.”