Tagged: forest fires


UN calls to reforest Kilimanjaro

Reforesting Africa’s highest mountain could ease East Africa’s severe water shortages, according to a new report from the UN environment agency. Vital water supplies across large parts of East Africa are now under threat...


Climate change fuels wildfires

The American mid and southwest is burning more frequently and for longer. At one time, wildfires were a seasonal occurrence, but now they’re burning all year long. Climate change is a major reason behind...


Extreme weather on the rise

Extreme weather events such as heat waves and droughts but also longer cold periods will occur more frequently in the future, scientists warned at a conference in Paris. They want world leaders at the...