Australian bushfires fan global warming debate

BBC: Australia has been battling unseasonably bad bushfires for weeks. The flames have destroyed hundreds of homes - and have also intensified a political debate about whether there is a link with global warming. Australia's Blue Mountains get their name from the eucalyptus trees that coat their slopes. On a warm day the sun heats up the oils in the trees' vibrant green leaves. As those oils evaporate into the atmosphere it gives the range a shimmering blue hue. For much of this week though the......

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