Today in 'The Conversation' Australia linking California's fire situation scenario etc. #wildfire
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California is on fire. From across the Pacific, Australians watch on and buckle up
August 31, 2020 6.01am AEST
For Australians, the spectacle of California burning is deeply concerning. It’s just months since our last fire season, concentrated in a band of eucalyptus forests along the continent’s southeast coast.
There are strong parallels between the two disasters: drought, parched landscapes, high temperatures, prolonged heatwaves and dry lightning storms to set it all off. And both Australia and California are particularly vulnerable as climate change makes bushfires worse. So let’s look at the fiery fate we share with those across the Pacific – and how we must all adapt. …
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Yes, this article made the points of similarity between SE Australia and California (and surely even without mentioning here also) the other Pacific North West states and the Mediterranean Countries in Europe, and so on.
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Our speaker, Kathleen Draper, is a member of the Board of the International Biochar Initiative Board (IBI) and Chair of IBI’s Information Hub. She is also the US Director of the Ithaka Institute for Carbon Intelligence. The Institute is an open source network focusing on beneficial carbon sequestration strategies which simultaneously provide economic development opportunities both in the developed and developing world. She is an editor and writer for The Biochar Journal, sponsored by the Ithaka Institute.This webinar is made possible through a partnership with the U.S. Biochar Initiative and Southern Regional Extension Forestry.
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So dear Biochar Discussion Group participants, here is the opportunity to get involved with The Conversation for you as well.
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