Climate change brings fires, floods and moths to Siberia

Climate change brings fires, floods and moths to Siberia

Channel NewsAsia - World·2020-06-09 21:43

MOSCOW: Best known as a vast, cold tundra, Russia's sprawling Siberia region is being transformed by climate change that has brought with it warmer temperatures, forest fires and growing swarms of hungry moth larvae.

Spanning millions of square kilometres east of the Urals to the Pacific Ocean, the area has been particularly hard hit this year by extreme weather, which scientists say is the result of global warming.

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