Warum der Australische Busch brennt

Prinzipiell ist das nicht neues, bekannt und belegt seit dem 17. Jahrhundert. Zunehmende Besiedlung führt dazu, das mehr Menschen betroffen sind.

Hat nichts mit durch Klimaerwärmung bedingter Trockenheit zu tun. clip_image037.jpg

Und die Zündtemperatur von Holz liegt bei >280°C…

Aber da haben wir noch zwei Sachen:

  • Umweltschutz

Bush bull (Watts Up With That?)

…There are four further methods of hindering the spread of bushfires: livestock grazing, mechanical clearance of the scrub to create firebreaks; damming streams to keep well-stocked reservoirs so that if a fire starts there is enough water on the spot to put it out; and policing the forests to prevent arson, some of it at the hands of environmentalist extremists trying to “raise awareness” of global warming. Thus, the prophylactic measures available are slashing, burning, grazing, damming and policing.

Yet the first four of these sensible and prudent measures are either banned outright or heavily over-controlled by environmental regulations…


  • Brandstiftung

Shocking number of arson charges in bushfire-ravaged regions indicate sinister start of blazes

…Since November, authorities in NSW have charged or cautioned 183 people for some 200 bushfire-related offences – malicious and otherwise…



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