The bushfire crisis in Australia has prompted questions about how the world’s driest inhabited continent can fight future blazes in a warmer and still drier climate.
Setting controlled fires to avoid wildfires: Study outlines approaches to enable more prescribed burns
To put a meaningful dent in wildfire numbers, California needs fuel treatments — whether prescribed burns or vegetation thinning — on about 20 million acres or nearly 20 percent of the state’s land area.
It found that within five years of planting trees, river flow had reduced by an average of 25%.
A new report backs claims that the Republic does not need to build a new plant that will allow imports of liquid natural gas (LNG) at Shannon, Mick Wallace, member of the European Parliament.
Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate brings profound changes to the island continent.
More than half of chief executives in an annual survey by PwC expect a slowdown in global economic growth this year.
India has ranked 5th among the countries surveyed for corporate commitments to science-based targets (SBT), ahead of Germany and Sweden.
Climate issues are set to be one of the main talking points at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos this week, but a survey of CEOs released Monday shows that they are not even ranked among the top ten threats to business growth.
Nearly two thirds of UK chief executives believe that climate change presents a threat to their business.
Chief executives are less confident about their companies’ sales growth than at any time in the past decade with some 53 per cent of business leaders globally believing economic growth will decline this year.
World leaders, chief executives, thinkers and celebrities are gathering in the Swiss mountain town of Davos for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.