Climate change and UK Wildfire

By Roger Niubó on

"Wildfire is any uncontrolled vegetation fire that requires a decision, or action, to suppress it. This POSTnote summarises management of wildfires in the UK, how projected climate changes may affect UK wildfire behaviour, and the environmental, economic, and health impacts of this. It also outlines policy options for increasing the UK’s resilience to wildfires."

Authors: Jonathan Wentworth and Lauren Shotter

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