Tagged: Extreme Weather


How can we combat wildfires?

By: Kirsten Hogg Wildfires are a natural occurrence that can benefit ecosystems through the clearance of dead organic material, improving soil fertility and facilitating the reproductive cycle for certain plants.  The increasing severity and...


The science behind heat waves

Sarah Phillips Tales of environmental disasters – wildfires, hurricanes, droughts, heat waves, heat domes – have crowded the news over the past months.  There are now, on average, six heat waves per year in...

Heat Waves Engulfing Europe

By: Emma Thomas A scorching heatwave targeted Europe in July 2023. It has claimed one victim while injuring three others, according to Reuters. Reporters Julia Jacobo and Kenton Gewecke discussed on ABC News that...

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