Dr. Nikolaos Evangeliou on climate change and wildfires (Oslo, August 2018). Evangeliou works at NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research –

At minute ~10:00 Nikolaos starts talking about peat fires in Greenland.

“If larger fires would burn, they would actually have a substantial impact on melting,” Stohl said. And, there’s a greater chance of such fires, if more of Greenland’s permafrost melts and exposes peat —which is actually the early-stage material used in coal formation, and so it burns easily.

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