GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Experts Tackle Forest Fire Threats Under Changing Climate

WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION-IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE

GENEVA/EDMONTON, 14 JULY 2008 (WMO) – An international workshop is being held from 14 to 16 July 2008 in Edmonton (Canada) with the aim of improving operational weather systems for fire danger rating that should help tackle the growing threat of forest fires worldwide.