Wildfires (IMAGE) Stockholm University Caption Warming and consequently drier conditions in Europe, particularly for southern countries, higher the risk for fires. In the report “Spreading like wildfires: the rising threat of extraordinary landscape fires”, by UN Environmental Program (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal (a UNEP partner) in 2022, conclude that climate change and land-use change are making wildfires worse. The report anticipates a global increase of extreme fires, even in areas previously unaffected. https://www.unep.org/resources/report/spreading-wildfire-rising-threat-extraordinary-landscape-fires Credit Ryhor Bruyeu/Mostphotos Usage Restrictions May be used in connection to the related research with the credit visibly displayed somewhere. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.