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US News Wildfires Push Up Number of Australians Worried About Climate Change

08:50  15 january  2020
08:50  15 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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The number of Australians concerned about climate change has risen as the country grapples with devastating wildfires , according to a new poll. The Australian fires have burned across an area twice the size of Switzerland while claiming at least 28 lives and destroying thousands of homes.

Climate Change opportunists are using the Australian wildfire arsons to push their political aspirations. In true leftist fashion, they are applying the In the last couple of months, as many as 200 wildfires have destroyed Australia all over the continent. Due to the number of fires and location

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“Human-caused climate change has resulted in more dangerous weather conditions for bushfires in recent decades for many regions of Australia . “Observations show a trend towards more dangerous conditions during summer and an earlier start to the fire season, particularly in parts of southern and

The fires have prompted a national discussion about climate change and the country’s economy. Still, the wildfires are only one factor forcing many Australians to question how long this economic formula will last. Some worry that Australia has become too dependent on China at a time when the

 The number of Australians concerned about climate change has risen as the country grapples with devastating wildfires, according to a new poll.

Almost four-fifths of Australians surveyed last week said they are concerned about climate change, a five percentage point increase from July, according to The Australia Institute, a public policy think tank which commissioned the poll. Almost half said they are “very concerned,” a 10 percentage point gain.

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Climate change opportunists are using the Australian wildfire arsons to push their political aspirations. In true leftist fashion, they are Due to the number of fires and location, law enforcement determined that the blazes were intentionally set, and 183 arsonists have been arrested for the crime

a tree with a mountain in the background: Trees scorched by wildfires stand in this aerial photograph taken near Buchan, East Gippsland, Australia, on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Australian firefighters are taking advantage of the best weather conditions since the wildfires began to beef up containment lines following strong winds on Jan. 10 and scorching temperatures that led two massive blazes to merge overnight. © Bloomberg Trees scorched by wildfires stand in this aerial photograph taken near Buchan, East Gippsland, Australia, on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Australian firefighters are taking advantage of the best weather conditions since the wildfires began to beef up containment lines following strong winds on Jan. 10 and scorching temperatures that led two massive blazes to merge overnight.

The proportion of people who said they are experiencing “a lot” of climate change impact in Australia rose 14 percentage points to 57%, while 67% said they believe climate change is making bushfires worse.

“The bushfire crisis has intensified concern about climate change for many Australians, a majority of whom think the country is experiencing the impacts of climate change right here and right now,” said Ebony Bennett, the institute’s deputy director.

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The Australian wildfires have killed up to one billion animals and turned millions of acres to ash. The real number of animals killed could be much higher if invertebrates are included. “In Australia , like in the United States, climate change policy has become a highly partisan issue” says Baptist.

Climate change opportunists are using the Australian wildfire arsons to push their political aspirations. In true leftist fashion, they are applying the The Left tends to ignore the truth and push lies that work for their political agenda – this time, it was climate change . The Left blames humans

The Australian fires have burned across an area twice the size of Switzerland while claiming at least 28 lives and destroying thousands of homes. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the nation must become more resilient to the impacts of climate change, and proposed a review of the government’s response to the wildfire crisis.

One-third of respondents to the institute’s survey agreed that the federal government has done a good job of managing the climate crisis, while more than half disagreed. Approval ratings for Morrison, who says the country won’t do more to cut its carbon emissions, have tumbled over his handling of the wildfires, according a separate poll.

The Climate of the Nation poll surveyed more than 1,000 people between Jan. 8 and 12.

Gallery: Celebs who've donated to the Australian bushfire relief efforts (StarsInsider)

Leonardo DiCaprio wearing a suit and tie: The Australian bushfires have devastated huge parts of New South Wales, ever more critically since November 2019. Over a thousand homes have been destroyed, and, more significantly, an estimated half billion animals have been wiped out, leading to fears of species extinction.Celebs have been stepping up as a result. The latest? Leonardo DiCaprio, who through his environmental organization Earth Alliance just donated US$3 million to the cause.Take a look through this gallery to see which other celebrities have also stepped up to make a difference.

MSN UK is committed to Empowering the Planet and taking urgent action to protect our environment against the climate crisis. We’re supporting those on the front line tackling the Australian bushfire crisis. Find out more about our campaign here.


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Climate rallies are held in most capital cities around Australia in the wake of the bushfire crisis, with thousands of protesters calling for the sacking of Prime Minister Scott Morrison over his handling of the emergency.Climate change rallies have been held in most capital cities around Australia in the wake of the bushfire crisis, with thousands of protesters criticising Prime Minister Scott Morrison's handling of the fire emergencies in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

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