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Could bushfires erode Australia's climate change 'inertia'?

Clip: 01/20/2020 | 8m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Australia has been suffering a summer of extreme weather and dire consequences. Thunderstorms and hail have been pelting eastern sections of the country, while strong winds have produced dust storms. Plus, drought conditions and devastating bushfires remain a major problem. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports from Australia on why this fire season and its terrible impact are far from over.

Aired: 01/20/20

Rating: NR

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