Don't Forget The California Wildfires! 'It's The Climate Change, Stupid'

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration released a sweeping report Friday that pegged man-made climate change to droughts and wildfires in California and the West, but for reasons you may not expect. Scientists have uncovered little evidence that climate change is a driver of reduced rainfall and snowfall in the region, including during the drought of 2001-15.

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