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Heating up: bushfires and climate change

21 Dec 2006
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The devastation caused by the 2002-03 fire season precipitated state and federal inquiries. While each inquiry assessed bushfire mitigation strategies, the impacts on the environment and the resources available to fire services, for the first time all the inquiries raised concern about the impact climate change could have on fire risk in Australia. This paper considers the impact climate change could have on fire risk in Australia.

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2006
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