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What fuelled Australia’s “Black Summer” fires?

Climate and bushfire experts have weighed in on links between human-generated climate change and last summer’s unprecedented, catastrophic bushfires that razed parts of Australia.

The paper, published in the Nature journal Communications Earth & Environment, highlights how climate variability and long-term trends combined to create the conditions that enabled the fires to burn out of control for months on end.

Cosmos Magazine (Natalie Parletta) – January 8th, 2021