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New PCIC Science Brief: On Observed Increases in Extreme Fire Weather Driven by Humidity and Temperature

PCIC is pleased to announce the release of a new Science Brief. This Science Brief covers a paper published in Nature Climate Change that uses reanalysis data to examine extreme fire weather and the conditions that drive it over the 1979-2020 period. The paper shows that temperature and relative humidity are driving observed global trends of increased fire weather. In this Science Brief we discuss what these results tell us about changes to fire weather in our province and across Canada.

Read the new Science Brief.