Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I agree we don't know for sure, since we don't know the role of airborne or ground mositure in the last few million years. But, anecdotally, I have a few friends who fly to China from Finland regularly and all report increasing evidence of major fires during recent summers.

*Fire, Climate Change, and Carbon Cycling in the Boreal Forest edited by Eric Kasishke

*The Role of Fire in Northern Circumpolar Ecosystems (SCOPE Report) by Ross W. Wein

*Fire in Ecosystems of Boreal Eurasia (Forestry Sciences) by Johann Georg Goldammer

*Global Biomass Burning: Atmospheric, Climatic, and Biospheric Implications by Joel S. Levine

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by Sven Triloqvist on Thu Jan 3rd, 2008 at 07:34:50 AM EST
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