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Australia inquiry says ‘alarming’ future needs national response

Bushfire inquiry recommends better climate modelling, disaster co-ordination to deal with future calamities.Australia needs the national coordination of disaster responses, a change to laws to allow country-wide state of emergencies and simplified climate-change projections, an inquiry into its worst bushfire season in a generation found on Friday. Inevitable climate change…
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October 30, 2020
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New trucks and kit to fight SA bushfires

New trucks, new kit and better communications will place South Australia in a better position to fight potentially deadly bushfires this summer, the state government says.The government is rolling out a $97.5 million action plan following a major review of last season's fires which devastated parts of the Adelaide Hills…
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October 18, 2020
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Sex shop gives away toys to ‘make America orgasm again’

A sex shop in the US is offering female customers free red, white, and blue vibrators if they pledge to vote in the upcoming White House election. The Erotique adult store in Montana says it wants to “make America orgasm again” and is giving away 2,200 vibrators in a promotion…
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October 7, 2020
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What should we expect this bushfire season?

explainers, bushfire, bushfire season, australian wildfire, fire risk, bushfire safety, fire evacuation plan, fire planAustralia's devastating bushfire season of 2019-20 is not a distant memory. Thousands of homes and millions of hectares of land were destroyed by fires that spanned several months. Fires burned across the country, ravaging landscapes through…
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September 24, 2020
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Climate research key for bushfire fight

More work is needed on climate projections to assess Australia's future natural disasters risk and plan for different scenarios, an inquiry has been told.The royal commission into the Black Summer bushfires is holding its final week of public hearings before a report due on October 28.Peak science agency CSIRO scientists…
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September 22, 2020