Opinion

Are we unable to see the forests for the burning trees?

Ebony Bennett
By Ebony Bennett
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:39pm, first published January 24 2020 - 4:30pm

"Unprecedented" is the word that comes up again and again. But the more often this extreme weather churns out new surprises, the more the word "unprecedented" seems inadequate to capture this new hostile climate.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.