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Bush Fires

OXYGEN-FUEL-HEAT KEY ELEMENTS OF BUSH FIRES

Wind also has a strong effect on the heat of a fire because it works like the bellows in a Blacksmith’s forge, blowing more oxygen into the fire, just like in the old days when people would use an old newspaper as a fan to get the kindling in the old wood stove going to […]

TURNBULL BACK FLIPS ON CLIMATE CAUSING FIRES

TURNBULL AND THE GREENS MUST STOP THE POLITICISING OF AUSTRALIAN BUSH FIRES Despite their assertions, it is clear that natural fires are actually quite rare and that the vast majority of vegetation fires arise from human causes, including deliberate arson. Statistics suggest that reducing deliberately lit bush fires would have a significant influence on the […]

WOOD HEATERS CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

“I LOVE THE SMELL OF BURNING WOOD ITS FRAGRANCE IS SO CLEAN AND GOOD” While it is nice and cozy to sit by a wood fire in the evening it is not much good for the health of our planet. The reality is it produces black carbon which has recently emerged as a major contributor […]

CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT THE CAUSE OF BUSHFIRES

“FIRES WERE LIT BY THE HAND OF MAN”. ..BLACK FRIDAY INQUIRY JUDGE  STRETTON There is no evidence to suggest a correlation between the incidence or the ferocity of bush fires and climate change. Bush fires are no more prevalent today than what they were in the early 1900’s. While Australia is particularly fire-prone, natural fires […]

BLACK FRIDAY WAS NOT DUE TO GLOBAL WARMING

“THESE FIRES WERE LIT BY THE HAND OF MAN” – JUDGE  L STRETTON According to Forestry Management Victoria, Black Friday, 13th of January 1939, was the culmination of a long, dry and hot summer following  a long drought period  that had lasted several years. Many creeks and rivers had dried up and people living in Melbourne were […]