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Deadly heatwaves will continue to rise - Study

UH

According to a new study, seventy-four percent of the world's population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise. Even with aggressive emission reduction, about half of the world's population would be exposed.

  • Wildfires pollute much more than previously thought

    AGU

    A new study warns that summer wildfires boost air pollution considerably more than previously believed, forming aerosols that are a hazard to human health. However, prescribed burnings, which prevent or reduce wildfires, appear to produce far less pollution per unit area.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: new online platform to tackle floods and landslides

    UNDP Bosnia and Herz

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through the "Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction" handed over the Disaster Risk Analysis System (DRAS) to Tuzla and Doboj Mayors. DRAS is an online platform that provides accurate information to citizens and decision makers on exposure to floods and landslides and is currently available for Tuzla and Doboj.

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