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Origin of burning
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The state passed a few new laws in 2018 designed to facilitate more intentional burning.They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?|by Elizabeth Weil|August 28, 2020|ProPublica
After settlers forcibly removed Indigenous people from the land, their cultural burning practices were eventually replaced by policies of full-on fire suppression.California and the Forest Service have a plan to prevent future catastrophic fires|Ula Chrobak|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Each year, the burning of fossil fuels emits about 100 times more carbon dioxide than volcanoes emit — too much too fast for oceans and weathering to neutralize it, which is why our climate is warming and our oceans are acidifying.How Earth’s Climate Changes Naturally (and Why Things Are Different Now)|Howard Lee|July 21, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The burning keeps trees from growing — and also burns up old plants, returning their nutrients to the soil, too.
Most people know that the burning of fossil fuels spews a lot of this gas.
The correspondent does a stand-up next to a burning pile of heroin and gets a taste of its effect.
On his Instagram account (which has since been taken down), Brinsley made one reference to burning an American flag.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It reacts very readily with oxygen by burning smokelessly, with carbon dioxide and water as its byproducts.
Tank Battle Kim's death -- a clean version of Kim's Face shot (no head burning or head exploding).Sony Emails Show How the Studio Plans to Censor Kim Jong Un Assassination Comedy ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was tired, my eyes burning from the road and kind of disoriented.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Immediately Messa went up the stairs, and safely reached a large room where two candles were burning on a buffet.
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
A burning controversy between the Averroists and the orthodox schoolmen.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor