via Research: Climate Change Is Indeed Making Wildfires Worse

Mitigating Damage

Just a two degree Celsius increase in global warming could lengthen Australia’s fire season up to 30 days, New Scientist reports — though current climate targets could mitigate that.

“Limiting global warming to well below 2 C would help avoid further increases in the risk of extreme fire weather,” co-author Richard Betts from the University of Exeter said in the statement.