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    According to a report by the United Nations, catastrophic wildfires could increase 50 per cent by 2100. The study said the slow disappearance of cool, damp nights makes fires more difficult to extinguish. As the planet warms and land patterns change, more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in the coming decades. 

    The increase in wildfires may cause spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems. The UN report released on Wednesday said that governments are ill-prepared to confront these issues. The western U.S., northern Siberia, central India, and eastern Australia have already seen more blazes over the past years.

    Regions that were once considered safe from major fires won’t be immune, including the Arctic. The report also explained that tropical forests in Indonesia and the southern Amazon of South America also are likely to see increased wildfires. Andrew Sullivan, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Australia said “uncontrollable and devastating wildfires are becoming an expected part of seasonal calendars in many parts of the world,”

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