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Summer wildfires emit record amount of CO2

Globally, forests going up in flames emitted more than 2.5 billion tonnes of CO2--equivalent to India's annual emissions from all sources--in July and August alone

Summer wildfires emit record amount of CO2

Global warming causing animals to 'shapeshift': Study

Climate change is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that's been occurring progressively, so it is difficult to pinpoint just one cause of the shapeshifting

Global warming causing animals to 'shapeshift': Study

After wildfires, Greek PM says climate crisis demands radical action

Mitsotakis, who has approved a 500-million-euro ($587 million) aid budget for Evia and the Attica region around Athens, said the protracted heatwave had turned forests into powder kegs

After wildfires, Greek PM says climate crisis demands radical action

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

Southern France is the latest area around the Mediterranean basin to be hit by wildfires this summer, a seasonal phenomenon which climate scientists warn will become increasingly common because of ...

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

Wildfire in Jerusalem hills sends smoke clouds over city

Israel's Magen David Adom national ambulance service reported no serious injuries, and there appeared to be little danger that the fires, some 10 km west of Jerusalem, would reach the city

Wildfire in Jerusalem hills sends smoke clouds over city

Putin alarmed by 'unprecedented' natural disasters in Russia

A former skeptic of man-made climate change, the Russian leader called on authorities to do everything possible to help Siberians affected by the region's gigantic wildfires

Putin alarmed by 'unprecedented' natural disasters in Russia

'Heaven to hell': Greek beekeepers lament tradition lost to fire

Greece -- along with Turkey, Italy, Spain and Algeria -- has been hit by a savage fire season that prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described as the "greatest ecological disaster in decades"

'Heaven to hell': Greek beekeepers lament tradition lost to fire

Greece wildfires 'slowly coming under control': Mayor

Hundreds of firefighters were battling to control two massive wildfires in Greece on Wednesday, one raging for nine straight days that have left hundreds homeless and caused incalculable damage

Children pour water after a forest fire near in the village of Kastri on Evia (Euboea) island, on 10 August, 2021

Algeria wildfires kill 42, authorities blame arson

Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions have killed at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the fires had criminal origins

Smoke rises from a wildfire in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers, on 10 August 2021

Blistering temperature

Five dead as wildfires rage across Algeria

At least five people have died in raging wildfires in Algeria as firefighters battle more than 31 blazes amid blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions, officials said Tuesday

A local resident gestures as he holds n empty water hose during an attempt to extinguish forest fires approaching the village of Pefki on Evia (Euboea) island, Greece's second largest island, on 8 August 2021.
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