Top Wildfire Fighter: 'We've Had Climate Change Beat Into Us'

Just posted to the National Wildlife Federation blog is a piece on how climate change is fueling the Arizona wildfires and may be permanently changing Western wildlife habitats. Watch more as Scott Pelley of CBS's 60 Minutes interviews Tom Boatner, the federal government's chief of fire operations, on the front lines on the connection between global warming and wildfires. Fires that measured 100,000 acres of destruction were once rare and considered major, but in today's American West, fires twice that size are common place.

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