A serious note should be taken of views expressed by some scientists that man-made global warming has played a major role in feeding the fires.
The monster fires that have caused extensive damage across Australia, scorching through more than 10.3 million hectares of land, killing several people and destroying thousands
While human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are responsible for the bulk of the increase in CO2 levels, Australia's bushfires have made the problem measurably worse, underscoring the impact of the catastrophe on the global climate system.
Australia alone isn’t to be blamed for Australia’s fires. Like the Arctic alone isn’t to be blamed for its melting glaciers (“Heatwave renews bushfire worries for Australia,” Jan.30, Gulf Today).
Agreed, the fabric of sorry isn’t curative in character, but the word is invaluable because it is an unquestionable darn. True, sorry can’t undo losses, but it can make them bearable. Or swallowable.
In the literary world, Jane Austen is nothing less of a rock star. Known for her six major novels written at end of the 18th century, they have transcended time and culture
Two highly important reports issued last week have countered the Western narrative on the Ukraine war and could contribute to the push-back against NATO’s proxy campaign against Russia.