Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 24, 2022

Number of wildfires to rise by 50% by 2100 and governments are not prepared, experts warn

UN Environmental Programs report

Climate change and land-use change are projected to make wildfires more frequent and intense, with a global increase of extreme fires of up to 14 per cent by 2030, 30 per cent by the end of 2050 and 50 per cent by the end of the century, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal.

Read more Number of wildfires to rise by 50% by 2100 and governments are not prepared, experts warn


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