Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 09:46
Firefighters in Australia took advantage of lighter winds on Friday to get on top of a nine-day bushfire emergency as officials said the military could be liable for compensation after starting one of the worst blazes.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:54
Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt has played down links between the country`s bushfire disaster and climate change after he "looked up what Wikipedia said".
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:14
Environmental activist Al Gore has likened Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott`s insistence that wildfires are not linked to climate change to the tobacco industry claiming smoking does not cause lung cancer.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:49
Wildfires are "absolutely" linked to global warming and increasingly intense heatwaves, the UN climate chief has said, as bushfires burned out of control in Australia.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 14:43
A new study suggests that wildfires contribute more to global warming than it was earlier predicted.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 16:03
Wild fires not only destroy millions of trees each year but the residue is transported to the sea by rivers which penetrates the carbon cycle, a recent study has revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 09:03
Southeast Australia was bracing for "catastrophic" fire conditions in several areas amid frantic efforts by fire officials to douse wildfires spread across the region.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 16:53
Satellite observations have revealed the first direct evidence of smoke from Arctic wildfires drifting over the Greenland ice sheet.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 19:45
Two firefighters have died from injuries sustained in battling a wildfire in Spain while hundreds were evacuated by boat to escape a fire.
Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 10:44
Officials in Spain say wildfires have killed three people and disrupted transportation in northeast Catalonia.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 23:51
An airport in the Siberian city of Yakutsk was closed Saturday due to thick smoke from wildfires, according to the airport authority.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 09:43
Wildfires, peat fires and controlled burns on farming lands kill 339,000 people worldwide each year, said a study released that is the first to estimate a death toll for landscape fires.
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