Flashback 1974: Fires Burned 15% Of Australia


By: - Climate DepotJanuary 17, 2020 2:44 PM

https://realclimatescience.com/2020/01/1974-fires-burned-15-of-australia/

1974 Fires Burned 15% Of Australia

At the peak of the global cooling scare in 1974, Australian fires burned eleven times as much acreage as this year’s fires.

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Darwin was destroyed by Cyclone Tracy that year.

Northeast Australia turned into an inland sea due to record rainfall and flooding.

28 Jan 1974, Page 12 – The Cincinnati Enquirer at Newspapers.com

The US had its worst tornado outbreak on record.

List of tornadoes in the 1974 Super Outbreak – Wikipedia

Phoenix had their worst heatwave.

30 Jun 1974, Page 31 – Arizona Republic at Newspapers.com

TIME Magazine Archive Article — Another Ice Age? — Jun. 24, 1974

29 Jan 1974, 5 – The Guardian at Newspapers.com

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