The first paper notes biomass 'burning during the past century generally decreased,' and the second paper states that 'biomass burning emissions over the past millennium exceeded contemporary emissions by up to a factor of 4 for certain time periods.' In addition, historical analysis of wildfires around the world shows that since 1950 their numbers have decreased globally by 15%'
According to the authors, 'there is now a forest “fire deficit' in the western United States attributable to the combined effects of human activities, ecological, and climate changes. Large fires in the late 20th and 21st century fires have begun to address the fire deficit, but it is continuing to grow'
But now, 'no one is talking about Texas any more because they have had above normal rainfall this year. Similarly, back in Feb., our friends got hysterical about some early tornadoes. The rest of tornado season turned out slow & they quit talking about it. Same story for Moscow, Europe 2003, snow is a thing of past, global cooling ...... The Colorado icon only lasted couple of weeks, though MSM is still trying to get mileage out of it. It is a pathetic three-ring circus'
WWF International: "Transformative change is urgently needed in our productive sectors, including our food systems, forestry, fisheries, infrastructure and extractives, and in the finance sector. These transformations need to happen fast if we are to limit risks of higher restoration costs and irreversible damage, including new pandemics and species extinction. We must transform our food systems so that enough healthy and nutritious food is produced for all, within planetary boundaries."