Tagged: forest fires

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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...

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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...

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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...