This excellent 30 minute discussion aired on the ABC Radio National Rear Vision program on Sunday 14 October.
Rising temperatures and prolonged heat waves combined with dry environments seem to be leading to longer fire seasons and bigger, hotter, faster fires.
What’s the cause and how should we respond?
- Professor Andrew Scott
- Professor Emeritus of Geology
University of London
Author of Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time
- Michael Kodas
- Deputy director of the Center for Environmental Journalism
University of Colorado
Author of Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame
- Professor Stephen Pyne
- School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Author of Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America
- Dr Alan March
- Associate Professor in Urban Planning
University of Melbourne
- Presenter and Producer
- Keri Phillips
If the audio player doesn’t show above, please click on https://avbfb.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/rvn_20181014.mp3
ABC website: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rearvision/fire/10359506