Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bushfires, climate change and vegetable production

Posted by : Gordon Rogers | Category : Extremes and Risk | Comments : 0 Comments

Bushfire 6

Hot, dry conditions have a major influence on bushfires. Climate change is making hot days hotter, heatwaves longer and more frequent while some parts of Australia are becoming drier. Australia is a fire prone country and has always experienced bushfires, these conditions are driving up the likelihood of very high fire danger weather, especially in the southwest and southeast. All extreme [...]

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