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‘Next fire season is already upon us’: NSW to adopt all recommendations of bushfire inquiry report – The Guardian

Report finds climate change ‘clearly played a role’ in conditions that led up to Australia’s 2019-2020 fires, which were so extreme, traditional firefighting methods often failed



Last summers bushfire disaster was so unusual that traditional firefighting methods, such as hazard reduction burning, failed in some instances, an inquiry into the crisis heard.
The final report of the New South Wales bushfire inquiry, published on Tuesday, said the 2019-20 bushfire season brought fires in forested regions on a scale not seen in recorded history in Australia.
The season showed us what damage megafires can do, and how dangerous they can be for our communities and firefighters…

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