Nov 19, 2015

The burning issue: climate change and the Australian bushfire threat

Lesley Hughes and Jacqui Fenwick
Climate Council of Australia
  • Finds the length of the fire season increased by almost 19% globally between 1978 and 2013
  • Finds record-breaking spring temperatures in 2015, exacerbated by climate change, have driven an early start to the bushfire season in Australia