Greenpeace Says Wildfires Will Be Worse This Year

A devastating wave of wildfires across Russia could ravage millions of hectares of forests and cause worse damage than last year’s catastrophic blazes, environmentalists and officials said Thursday. “We’re burning, burning badly,” said Greenpeace’s forestry expert Alexei Yaroshenko. “This year’s situation is already much worse than last year’s.” In 2010, an unprecedented heat wave triggered fires that killed 55 people, destroyed thousands […]