Our Future On A Hotter Planet Means More Climate Disasters Happening Simultaneously

Our Future On A Hotter Planet Means More Climate Disasters Happening Simultaneously

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Left: A firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service battles the advancing Caldor Fire on Aug. 28, in Strawberry, Calif. Right: Marlon Maldonado helps his wife and child into a boat to travel to their home after it flooded during Hurricane Ida on Aug. 31, in Barataria, La.

Simultaneous disasters, like the wildfires in California and Hurricane Ida this week, are happening more often as the planet heats up. Emergency managers are preparing for that future.

(Image credit: (Left) Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images; (Right) Brandon Bell/Getty Images )

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