Future of the Environment

Huge areas of the Arctic are on fire – here’s what that means for the planet

The Rainbow 2 fire near Delta Creek, Alaska, 29 June, 2019. Image: REUTERS/Alaska Division of Forestry

Johnny Wood

Writer, Formative Content

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Future of the Environment is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Future of the Environment

Heat output from wildfires. Image: Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)
Discover

What’s the World Economic Forum doing about climate change?

A satellite image of wildfires in Ontario, Canada. Image: World Meteorological Organization

Have you read?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Future of the EnvironmentClimate ChangeRisk and ResilienceForestsArctic

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Climate tipping points and other environment stories you need to read this week
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum