To date, with at least six weeks of the 2020 fire season still to go in New South Wales (NSW), Victoria and South Australia, over 8.5 million hectares have been scorched by fire (more than fifty times the area burnt by California’s wildfires in 2019). The fear is that it is a forerunner of a new normal as the globe heats up and parts of it dry out.
Rowan, Andrew N.
"Australian Fires & Climate Change,"
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