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PM says wildfires not caused by climate change

Updated: 2013-10-26 07:54
By Associated Press in Canberra, Australia ( China Daily)

The Australian government staunchly rejected arguments that climate change is causing the wildfires ravaging parts of eastern Australia following a record hot start to the spring season.

"That is complete hogwash," Prime Minister Tony Abbott told News Corp Australian newspapers in an interview published on Friday.

Environment Minister Greg Hunt backed his prime minister, saying no individual event can be linked to climate change.

PM says wildfires not caused by climate change

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