Australia Wildfires

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    Australian wildfires threaten Siding Spring Observatory...
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    Fire threatens leading telescope site
    Mon, Jan 14, 2013 - Australia’s top research observatory, home to several telescopes used by scientists from around the world, was under threat from wildfires yesterday as hot weather and lightning storms stoked scores of new blazes.
     
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    Granny says "Fire an' flames an' vapors of smoke - like it says inna Bible...

    More than 100 homes lost in Australia's Christmas Day bushfires
    Sat Dec 26, 2015 - More than 100 homes burned down in a leading Australian tourist area in bushfires on Christmas Day and the situation remained dangerous on Saturday, as officials predicted more blazes to come later in the hot southern summer.
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    Family drives through Southern California wildfire: 'It was terrifying'
    Sat December 26, 2015 - Wildfire was caused by downed power lines, fire officials say; "Our car could have exploded," woman says of family's drive through fire; The family thought they were a safe distance from the Solimar wildfire
     
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    Australia is just like Southern California, wildfires are so common the flora depends on them as a part of their life cycles....
     
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    Are you still contending that the SW drought is normal?
     
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    Of course Mr. Westwall is. If the whole state of California burned, Westwall would state that it was not unusual, there have been fires in California before. And if the whole of Australia burned, he would use the same line of logic. You see, he is not going to admit that the 99% of scientists he claims do shit science are correct and that he is wrong. He has the same hat size as Donald Trump.
     
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    Droughts in this country have happened before they will happen again
     
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    Droughts of the extent and duration of the current California drought are rare. That is simply undeniable.
     

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