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Wildfires Rage in Australia as Former Fire Chiefs Warn of Climate Crisis

HeadlineNov 14, 2019

In Australia, the death toll from raging wildfires rose to four Wednesday, as a group of former fire chiefs said their attempts to warn Prime Minister Scott Morrison about the dangers of climate change have been ignored for months. Greg Mullins, the former fire commissioner for New South Wales, called for the federal government to provide more resources.

Greg Mullins: “But we’re also calling on the government to take urgent action on the fundamental problem that’s leading to these catastrophic fires, and that’s climate change.”

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