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The bitter lesson of the Californian fires

California is burning, again. Dozens of people have been killed and thousands of buildings destroyed in several fires, the most destructive in the state's history.

Yes, climate change is making wildfires worse

Three powerful wildfires are blazing in California. By Friday morning, the Camp fire had burned 70,000 acres in 24 hours, destroying Paradise, a community of about 26,000 people north of Sacramento.

Conservation areas help birdlife adapt to climate change

As the climate warms up, the belts of current climate conditions move further north, forcing species to follow the climate suited to them. At the same time, environmental transformation by humans is causing problems. Species ...

Novel framework to address uncertainty in water management

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) researchers have developed a general decision-making framework to support policy decisions on the management of water resources, which, for the first time, explicitly ...

The climate risk of insect pests

ETH and Agroscope researchers are modelling where insect pests will strike next. This helps agriculture to stay ahead of potential invaders and plan protective measures.

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