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AIR DATE: February 5, 2013

Longer and hotter wildfires linked to climate change could eliminate forest lands in the Southwest. An article in The Atlantic highlights how drought and intense fires could lead to less dense and spare re-growth after fires. We'll talk with the article's author about the likelihood of southwest forests being completely wiped out.

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Sarah Garland, staff writer, The Hechinger Report

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