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A podcast from ABC Radio

Big Ideas

abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas

200 Episodes • Released Daily

200 Episodes • Released Daily

A podcast from ABC Radio

Big Ideas

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200 Episodes • Released Daily

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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

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 54 mins

Bushfires: our past, present and possible future

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?