“Oil spills, intense heat waves, smoldering wildfires and thawing permafrost: Siberia is experiencing the destructive effects of climate change. And scientists say if action isn’t taken soon, it’s only going to get worse”. Imperial’s Prof Guillermo Rein spoke to DW news about peatfires in Siberia.
Image: A dry grass fire in Siberia, about 75 kilometers wide, is seen in this photo from the EU’s Copernicus Sentinel satellite. Credit: Copernicus Sentinel/Sentinel Hub/Pierre Markuse