Toronto Star – Fire, and mastery of it, made humankind what we are. Fire, out of control, is among our greatest visceral dreads. In recent weeks, Australia ablaze has provided – along with its warnings for the globe — images of abject horror.

Climate change has made the continent’s wildfires more frequent and far larger. Temperatures rise, the spring rains diminish, evaporation increases, wind patterns change, extreme heat grows more common, the land becomes a tinderbox. Experts say it was predictable.

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