• Wildfires under climate change

    UN Environment Programme Frontiers 2022 Report

    Andrew Dowdy
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia
    Luke Purcell
    AFAC National Resource Sharing Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Sarah Boulter
    Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    Livia Carvalho Moura
    Institute for Society, Population and Nature, Brasilia, Brazil

    Reviewers
    Christina Del Rocio Montiel-Molina
    Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Juan Pablo Arganaraz
    Gulich Institute (CONAE-UNC), CONICET, Cordoba, Argentina
    Matthew P. Thompson
    Rocky Mountain Research Station, U.S. Forest Service, Colorado, USA
    Sheldon Strydom
    Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, School of Geo and Spatial Science, North-West University, Mafikeng, South Africa

    Table of Contents

    Waves of extreme wildfires

    Burned areas in the last two decades

    Human influences on wildfires

    Wildfires in the Anthropocene

    Changing climate, changing fire weather

    Wildfire management improvements in the face of further climate changes

    References

    Wildfires under climate change

    UN Environment Programme Frontiers Report 2022

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