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Acclaimed book 'Fire Weather' explores the links between fire and our warming planet

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Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World” looks at the devastating 2016 fire in Fort McMurray, Canada, and what it shows about how climate change is shaping fires. The book was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and won Britain’s Baille-Gifford Prize. The book is out in paperback next month.

We revisit Peter O’Dowd’s conversation with author John Vaillant from November 2023.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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