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Fort McMurray and the Fires of Climate Change

By Elizabeth Kolbert | The New Yorker | May 5, 2016 The town of Fort McMurray, some four hundred miles north of Calgary, in Canada, grew up very quickly on both sides of the Athabasca River. During the nineteen-seventies, the population of the town tripled, and since then it has nearly tripled again. All this growth…

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