Hazard reduction burns just one piece of the puzzle: fire expert

The blame game over who is responsible for the fires raging around the country is escalating.

Nationals MPs have renewed their attacks on the Greens, suggesting opposition to hazard reduction burns had heightened the fire threat.

Fire Science Professor David Bowman discusses hazard reduction methods used in Australia and whether they are enough to prevent fires that are currently burning.

Guest: David Bowman, Professor of Pyrogeography and Fire Science, University of Tasmania

The interview originally aired on Wednesday 13 November 2019 7:51AM in ABC RN Breakfast (link to original).


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