As bushfires continue to rage across New South Wales, as of the writing of this blog, it has ravaged properties, killing three people, and leaving more injured including 20 firefighters. More than 60 bushfires are still active and are being controlled by around firefighter McGowan, et al. Shane Fitzsimmons both premier and commissioner of the Rural Fire Service, declared a catastrophic fire danger warning for large areas of the state including the greater Sydney area. He says fires are starting extremely quickly, easily and spreading very, very quickly, McGowan et al. Bushfires this year has come early, around 6 weeks before summer season formally starts. The ideal approach to bushfire management would be to reinstate these Indigenous burning practices, but drastic changes over the last years make it an impossible dream in many settings Bowman,
NHESS - Peer review - Attribution of the Australian bushfire risk to anthropogenic climate change
February 24, Australia's wildfires have destroyed more than a fifth of the country's forests, making the blazes "globally unprecedented" following a years-long drought linked to climate change, researchers said Monday. Climate scientists are currently examining data from the disaster, which destroyed swathes of southeastern Australia, to determine to what extent they can be attributed to rising temperatures. In a special edition of the journal Nature Climate Change , Australian researchers examined several other aspects of the blazes, including investigations into their extent and possible causes. One study showed that between September and January around 5.
How Global Warming Helped Ignite One of Australia’s Worst Fire Seasons
As the UK high streets reopen The Big Issue vendors are back — buy your latest copy of the magazine and support them today! Fire has destroyed 8. And despite heroic efforts by thousands of firefighters and volunteers the relentless, unpredictable and fast-changing blazes have killed at least 26 people, more than a billion animals, and destroyed over 2, homes.