Australian bushfire risk could rise 300 percent by 2050: report

 A firefighter with a sticker stating "firefighter at risk" on his helmet watches as flames heads towards houses in the small town of Berowra Heights on the outskirts of Sydney in 2002.  Australian bushfires will become more intense due to climate change, while the number of days each year when there is a high fire danger could soar 300 percent by 2050, a report released Wednesday said.(AFP/File/William West)AFP – Australian bushfires will become more intense due to climate change, while the number of days each year when there is a high fire danger could soar 300 percent by 2050, a report released Wednesday said.

Australian bushfire risk could rise 300 percent by 2050: report (AFP)

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