UPSC CSE Mains Syllabus: GS-3- Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

Wild Fire and Climate Change

In an updated review of scientific articles that try to establish a link between climate change and fire risk published since January 2020, scientists note that human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, enhancing their likelihood and challenging suppression efforts.

What is the update:

Factors affecting fire:

Findings from the analysis:

Australian fires:

Source:”Indian Express”.


Recently there has been a spurt in wildfires across the world. What link do you see between wild fires and climate change?