Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Disclaimer: The Parliamentary Library does not warrant or accept liability for the accuracy or usefulness of the transcripts. These are copied directly from the broadcaster's website.
Experts warn Australians of increase in bushfires due to climate change -

View in ParlViewView other Segments

An Australian expert in bushfires is warning that climate change is bringing a greater risk of bushfire disasters in cities.

Professor David Bowman from the University of Tasmania says the fires will be so intense that Australians will need to mentally prepare for their homes to burn.

Professor Bowman's research is being published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution today.

David Bowman, Professor of Environmental Change Biology at the University of Tasmania
Guy Bannink and Karen Magraith, fire bunker owners