by P. Homewood, December 24, 2019 in NotaLotofPeoppleKnowThat
Many have questioned what role climate change has played in the Australian wildfires currently wreaking havoc in NSW and across the border in Queensland.
The commonly heard cry is that it is now hotter and drier than in the past.
But what does the actual data say?
First, let’s look at rainfall. All the data and graphs that follows are from the Australian BOM: