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Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Super-outbreaks of fire thunderstorms could change Earth’s climate, Australian and US experts warn

July 28, 2021

Fire thunderstorms — which occur in pyrocumulonimbus clouds — not only create their own weather system but may also be powerful enough to actually change the climate, according to scientists. Dr. Mike Flannigan, who has just moved to TRU from the University of Alberta, talks about how commonplace these clouds are becoming. Read more