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Australia’s Black Summer of fire was not normal – and we can prove it

  Image: Dan Himbrechts, AAP The Black Summer forest fires of 2019–2020 burned more than 24 million hectares, directly causing 33 deaths and almost 450 more from...

No food, no fuel, no phones: bushfires showed we’re only ever one step from system collapse

Bushfires reveal a story we need to hear. Picture: Australian Navy This summer’s bushfires were not just devastating events in themselves. More broadly, they highlighted...

Scientists hate to say ‘I told you so’. But Australia, you were warned

Without a radical change of course on climate change, Australians Australians will struggle to survive on this continent, let alone thrive. AAP/Dave Hunt Those who...

Scott Morrison’s biggest failure in the bushfire crisis: an inability to deliver collective action

Morrison has been too timorous to take the tough decisions needed to prepare for the bushfire season,including confronting rancorous dissenters in his own...

Listen to your people Scott Morrison: the bushfires demand a climate policy reboot

Scott Morrison’s response to the bushfires has been roundly criticised as being too slow and out of touch. James Ross/AAP Frank Jotzo, the director of...