Droughts and high temperatures have raised the number of forest fires in the Alps. Unlike the fire-adapted Mediterranean environment, Alpine ecosystems are not ready for these events.
The new frontier of environmentalism is making climate justice be recognized as a human right. Environmental NGOs are making transnational corporations liable for climate change damages.
Corrupted project collaborations between environmental NGOs, governments and fossil fuel corporations and agribusiness enterprises can tamper meaningful climate policies and secure business-as-usual profits.