California fires in 2019: - 4,927 fires - 118k acres burned. California fires in 2020 (so far): - 7,606 fires - 2.3 million acres burned. CLIMATE. CHANGE. IS. REAL.
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I imagine the delay in posting even this by-rote tweet (thoughts and prayers, we will rebuild etc) was first he had to test it in the Nats group chat and make sure George was OK with it - can’t jump straight to earthquake if Melbourne had some pre-existing quaking conditions