Rampant wildfires once led to global mass extinction, scientists say. Can it happen again?

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A long time ago, the carbon was rock, buried in the earth as securely as a secret. Then an environmental catastrophe of scale began. The burned rocks, and the atoms inside them disassembled into carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Temperatures rose and wildfire—always a natural part of the ecosystem—became more … Read more