Climate change increases wildfire risk in Brazil

Published On: June 20, 2024

Brazil is now facing massive wildfires in the country's Pantanal region. Human-made climate change and the El Nino weather phenomenon have increased the risk of devastating blazes there.

In the wake of heavy floods, Brazil is now facing massive wildfires in the country’s Pantanal region.

Brazil is now facing massive wildfires in the country’s Pantanal region. Human-made climate change and the El Nino weather phenomenon have increased the risk of devastating blazes there.

The world’s largest tropical wetlands usually see fires in August or September, but they have recently started much earlier and happen much more frequently.

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