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Climate change as an enabler of wildfire

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This paper gives a brief overview of the latest science on climate change, its drivers and its consequences for global wildfire risk. Human-driven climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, enhancing their likelihood and challenging suppression efforts.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe DRIVER+ Project Report
Subtitle of host publicationUnlocking the innovation potential in European crisis management
PublisherEU H2020 Project: Driving Innovation in Crisis Management for European Resilience
Pages12-17
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2020

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