Articles by: Martin Scott

Severe heatwave set to worsen Australia’s bushfire emergency

Severe heatwave set to worsen Australia’s bushfire emergency

Extremely hot, windy and dry conditions are forecast for much of Australia this week, meaning the hundreds of fires already burning across the country will be intensified, and more blazes are likely to start. In South Australia, maximum temperatures above 40C are set to continue until the weekend, causing extreme fire danger in several areas, including the Mount Lofty ranges,[Read More…]

by December 18, 2019 Environmental Protection
Australian cities bathed in smoke from hundreds of bushfires

Australian cities bathed in smoke from hundreds of bushfires

The horror early start to Australia’s bushfire season has continued this week, with fires burning out of control in the states of New South Wales (NSW), Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria. Sydney has been enveloped in toxic smoke for days on end as a result of blazes burning to the south, west and north of the city. The NSW Department[Read More…]

by December 7, 2019 Climate Change