Environmental impact of fires in Kuwait

@article{Small1991EnvironmentalIO,
  title={Environmental impact of fires in Kuwait},
  author={Richard Small},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1991},
  volume={350},
  pages={11-12}
}
The deliberate firing of the Kuwaiti oil wells by the Iraqis is an act of gross environmental vandalism. But the likely impacts on the climate have been exaggerated. 
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