Soaring Wildfires

Fires scorched France in 2022, burned a record land area and stoked carbon emissions. The Summer of 2022 has been the hottest in Europe’s history due to climate change that drives longer and stronger heat spells.

The cumulative burnt area in European Union is over 785,000 hectares (1.9 million acres), as per the estimates given by Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS). The same has doubled the average between 2006- 2021, just over 317,000 hectares. Read more

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