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Australian Wildfires Release Massive Amounts of Greenhouse Gas

HeadlineJan 22, 2020

In Australia, uncontrollable fires are continuing to rage across the continent. Officials are warning residents near the capital’s suburbs to take shelter inside their homes today as a massive fire approaches the Canberra airport. In addition to killing 29 people and more than 1 billion animals, the unprecedented fires in Australia have also released massive amounts of greenhouse gas emissions, which will even further fuel the climate crisis.

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