Some considerable damage has been done to the Ford brand as a result of the Kuga fires but Ford South Africa can still make amends.
Climate change should have a significant impact on fire activity across the globe.
The behavior of Ford South Africa around the fires that have engulfed its 1.6-litre EcoBoost Kugas model is a classic case of how not to handle a corporate crisis.
Ford South Africa has made some elementary mistakes in handling the crisis caused by fire hazards in its Kuga Ecoboost 1.6 litre model.
There are other ways to make savings that don't ride rough shod over firefighters' contracts.
Objects excavated from the 'fire layer' beneath London's streets tell a story of intense heat, fear – and chaos.
We can manage the risks from bushfires far more effectively if we look at the ways different plant species control the the way the fires burn.
Satellite images show smoke covering Russia for thousands of kilometres.
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is rising faster than at any point in the past 55 million years.
The recent Canadian wildfires revealed the need for cutting-edge disaster management strategies.
Fire has played a vital role in human history, and will continue to. Recent advances in fusion herald the freeing of fire from captivity back into its natural form.
Getting out in a crisis is often harder than it looks. But science can help.
You might think having trees around your home is the worst idea during a bushfire, but some plants can actually help repel fire.
European invasion completely disrupted the way aboriginal Australians managed fire. Learning from Australia's first people could help us fight fires in the future.
South west Australia is home to an astonishing number of plants and some of the country's weirdest wildlife. Now we need to protect it.
Recent bushfires have not just destroyed human lives and property, but pushed some species further down the path to extinction.
Bushfires are threatening Tasmania's World Heritage area and ancient plants, warning us of a possible future under climate change.
The Christmas Day fires that struck the Victorian town of Wye River are an example of how to get emergency responses right.
Why do people still die in bushfires? Recent fires have triggered a debate about emergency warnings.
Victoria is moving away from burnoff targets to a new strategy for managing bushfire risk.