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Australia’s Fire Crisis Raises Cause For ‘State Of Emergency’

Australia’s Fire Crisis Raises Cause For ‘State Of Emergency’

The Australian federal government department responsible for managing emergencies shut its Canberra office due to poor air quality on Monday as the nation’s capital choked on smoke from deadly bushfires. On Monday, Canberra had a rating over 340 on the Air Quality Index — higher than Beijing’s 170. Australia has been ravaged by some of the worst wildfires seen […]