Climate Change

The terror of Australia’s bushfires in 3 stark graphics

25 million acres of land have burned since September. Image: REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

Shayanne Gal

Graphic Designer, Business Insider

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Climate Change 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:

Climate Change

Have you read?
Australia fires stats
The Australian bushfires have burned over 25 million acres so far. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
Australia bushfires area compared to US
The area of burned land in Australia is equal to the entire state of Virginia. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
Australia bushfires smoke plume size
Australia's smoke plume is the same size as 68.4% per cent of it's land. Image: Shayanne Gal/Insider
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

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:
Climate ChangeFuture of the EnvironmentAustraliaWaterForests
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

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

Subscribe today

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

Why mountains are important for biodiversity and how we can protect them

Rob Marchant

January 26, 2023

About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum