Are the recent apocalyptic bushfires in Australia a vision of a climate change future?

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BBC Select is taking you into the heart of a terrifying firestorm in this dramatic account of the battle to save Australia from the bushfires that ravaged the country.

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Australia on Fire: Climate Emergency on BBC Select

First-hand accounts from frontline firefighters reveal what it is like to take on a completely unpredictable enemy. Is this disaster a glimpse into a future world where temperatures have been allowed to rise to dangerous levels?

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