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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12402

14 January 2020
EXTERNAL ACTION / Australia
Bush fires, MEPs express solidarity and call on Australian authorities to recognise climate change
Brussels, 13/01/2020 (Agence Europe)

25 deaths, devastated communities, an area the size of Belgium gone up in smoke, more than a billion animals burned, including some unique species in the world, 206 million tonnes of CO2 emitted, air quality in Canberra worse than in Chile: all MEPs were alarmed by the scale of the forest fire disaster on Monday 13 January during a debate on "Bush fires in Australia: a consequence of climate change".

The solidarity expressed with the Australians and the offer of assistance was unanimous. But...

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