. . .having lived in tinder dry forest areas of B.C.,Canada i can understand the situation that concerns australia and the drought stricken region of china. . . . . .but from a global perspective i suspect climate change is upon us and we are not responding to the wake up signals. . . . . .for instance in australia already mis information about the cause of the forest fires are being spread. . . .NO..THEY SAY ITS PROBABLY SOME HOMELESS VAGRANT THAT CAUSED THE FIRES . . .A TYPICAL RED HERRING PROPAGANDA . . . .INSTEAD OF LOOKING AT THE BIG PICTURE . . .CLIMATE CHANGE . . .GLOBAL WARMING.