“Godzilla” El Nino kicks off fire season

Drive: RN Tuesday 6 October 2015 6:40PM

Professor David Bowman, Pyro-geographer and Biologist in Environmental Change at the University of Tasmania, joined RN Drive to discuss the early bush fires burning in various states, with Victoria facing the highest number – a 100 fires burning at 6th October with at least 200 properties under threat.

Prof Bowman talks about the complex interplay of the predicted El Nino in a time of atmospheric and climate change, including ocean surface warming.

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