Officials optimistic about fight against Idaho fire after good weather, arrival of extra crews

  • Article by: KEITH RIDLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 18, 2013 - 10:00 PM

BOISE, Idaho — Fire managers expressed optimism Sunday in their battle against a wildfire that has scorched nearly 160 square miles and forced the evacuation of 2,300 homes near the central Idaho resort communities of Ketchum and Sun Valley.

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erikj3Aug. 18, 1310:45 PM

This is a preview of our hellish future. A new report says that it's 95% certain that humans are causing warming, and that if we don't get it under control, the earth will warm 9 degrees Fahrenheit during the 21st century. Given that 7 degrees is the absolute maximum that humanity can handle, I would say this is a slight problem. Unfortunately, we're fiddling around arguing about Obamacare and shutting the government down, when THIS is what we should be focusing on.

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