Australian Bush fires

More Than One Billion Animals Killed in Australia Wildfires Called a ‘Very Conservative’ Estimate

Chris Dickman of the University of Sydney said “without any doubt at all” the animal death toll has exceeded one billion. By Jake Johnson, staff writer – Common Dreams As Australia’s catastrophic wildfires rage on with no end in sight,…

Australia’s bushfires are a wake-up call: we must build a more humane economy before it’s too late

Economists used to admire scientists. Now they ignore them at our peril. Katherine Trebeck for openDemocracy Back in the 1800s, scholars in the field of economics cast an envious glance at their colleagues in science. They envied physics, with its…