The vital knowledge missing from Australia’s bushfire crisis debates

Australia has been facing a horror bushfire crisis that has sparked a war of words in the mainstream media and on social media, particularly in regard to the causes of the fires. The debates in this regard primarily centre around two themes: the role of climate change and the role of hazard reduction burning.

This article series explores vital knowledge that has been missing from these debates.

 

 

Header image: The Green Wattle Creek bushfire moves towards the Southern Highlands township of Yanderra as police evacuate residents from Yanderra Road. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.