Be prepared

climate change and the Queensland bushfire threat

Lesley Hughes, David Alexander

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Abstract

Climate change is increasing the risk of bushfires in Queensland, our new report has found.

While damaging bushfires are less common in Queensland than other states in Australia, climate change is driving an increase in extreme heat in Queensland, leading to higher bushfire risk.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherClimate Council of Australia
Commissioning bodyClimate Council of Australia
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781925573015
ISBN (Print)9781925573008
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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    Hughes, L., & Alexander, D. (2016). Be prepared: climate change and the Queensland bushfire threat. Sydney: Climate Council of Australia.