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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
27 Aug 2020 • 54 mins
Our most recent summer brought with it some of the worst Australian bushfires in modern history and it seems there was more to it than climate change alone. As a dry–climate nation, we have some degree of fire damage every year, but why were these particular fires so severe? What can we learn from the history of bushfire in Australia, and how can we use that knowledge to plan for the future?