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Australia Bushfires | Explained by Dhruv Rathee

January 20, 2020

Hello friends Think about it: your entire country is up in flames A natural disaster on such a massive scale has never happened in your country ever And during such times, the Prime Minister of your country goes abroad on a holiday Something similar recently happened in Australia Fires in the summer are extremely common in some regions in Australia This happens every year. You could say that it is the natural weather pattern there It is called the “Fire season” that peaks in late January and February When it does happen, generally, the firefighters do not try and put out the fire Rather, they let it burn in a controlled manner Because it is extremely important for the fire to stay alight as it is a part of the ecosystem there If the fire is put out, then the ecosystem there will not be able to survive that way The natural environment and the trees there stay in great shape because of this fire season But in a controlled manner “We can’t control the weather. But we can manage the accumulation of flammable vegetation And we can do this by prescribed burning Pretty much the same way as aboriginal people managed the bushland for thousands of years Prescribed burning programme is not harmful to plants and animals And in fact, is beneficial to plants and animals” But what happened this time was an extreme weather event The bushfire this year was grossly uncontrolled The blame for this cannot be put upon the firefighters. Rather, it should be put on climate change 2019 has been the hottest and driest year in the History of Australia till date While there’s an increase of 0.8 degrees in the temperature of the world due to climate change, this effect is more intensely visible in Australia And the temperature increase in Australia due to climate change is by 1.4 degrees already The interesting thing is that in 2008, twelve years prior to today, a scientific report had predicted exactly what is happening today This report of 2008 had stated that due to climate change, Australia’s fire season will begin early and end late that is, it will stay for a longer duration and be more intense It had also stated that this effect will be directly observable by 2020 It is 2020 now and it is visible to all So its prediction has been greatly accurate Right now, the average temperature increase is 1.4 degrees in Australia Scientists have predicted that when this average temperature rise reaches 3 degrees, then such fire seasons will be seen every summer, every year in Australia There was destruction on an unprecedented scale due to these fires Estimates suggest that around 500 million to 1 billion animals have perished When I am talking about animals, I do not mean insects I mean mammals, reptiles and birds which have been killed in such huge numbers… Think about it- 1 billion! It is such a huge number Koala used to be a very common animal in Australia But these fires have affected the population of Koalas so much that they could now be listed in the endangered category Infact, as a continent, Australia is quite special in matters of biodiversity The kind of wildlife found there is not seen anywhere else If you go outside cities, then you might find kangaroos and emus roaming freely in the roads The animals that escaped the fires have nothing to eat So food was air dropped for them from helicopters 18 million hectares is the area of the land that has been burnt to ashes in this fire For comparison, let me tell you that when a fire broke out in Amazon last year, around 7 million hectares worth jungle burned down in it For another comparison, the state area of Bihar is around 10 million hectares So double the area of the state of Bihar that is the area that has been burned to ashes in Australia due to these fires An economic damage(due to this) of around 4.4 billion dollars has been estimated Massive amounts of smoke has been released due to fires that broke out on such a large scale Not only did this lead to air pollution in Australian cities, when the air carried this smoke outside the Australian cities, Then this smoke circulated all around the globe and came back to Australia This was shown by the NASA Satellite images The glaciers in New Zealand have turned yellow due to the smoke And whilst all this was happening, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison left the country for a vacation on Hawaii Think about it, the entire country is up in flames and he’s out on vacation in Hawaii Although he later apologized for this vacation But when he returned to his country, then the Australian public openly abused him The people were so angry at him that when he went out amongst the general public, then no one even agreed for a handshake with him Have a look I am only shaking your hand if you give more funding to our persons So many people have lost their homes We need more help Scott Morrison has been criticized several times for ignoring an important issue like climate change He is not ready to admit that there is a direct link between these fires and climate change The scientists have been reiterating this for several years again and again And despite that, their Prime Minister wants to promote coal and coal energy For example, one time he brought a piece of coal to the Parliament to show that there is no need to fear coal The ones getting scared are coal phobic Therefore we should promote coal energy. Our economy runs well due to coal, the people get jobs and the businesses do well too This is coal Don’t be afraid, don’t be scared …the treasurer knows the rule on props… Its coal It is dug up by men and women who work and live in the electorates of those who sit opposite It is coal that has ensured for over 100 years that Australia has enjoyed an energy competitive advantage that has delivered prosperity to Australian businesses and ensured that the Australian industry has been able to remain competitive on a global market The carbon dioxide released by coal and petroleum leads to climate change And today, the reality is that Australia is world’s largest coal exporter And let me tell you another shocking fact Australia has the world’s second largest carbon emission per capita That is, the amount of carbon dioxide emitted per person is the second highest in Australia after USA There’s no doubt that Australia contributes significantly to climate change and its government is not taking any action against it In fact, their government is approving projects like the Adani coal mines You must have heard about the Adani coal mine project that is being constructed on the Great Barrier Reef Not only is it ecologically dangerous for the Great Barrier Reef, It would also increase carbon emissions and aggravate climate change Despite such a grave natural disaster, the Australian government did not agree to stop that coal mine even though people have been protesting to get it stopped since years There is a German company called Siemens Siemens has been given the contract to develop rail infrastructure in this coal mine Siemens is also not taking back its contract despite witnessing such a massive destruction So now, protests have begun in Germany too, against Siemens , to halt this Adani coal mine You will also have to understand that this is not the matter of one or two countries- it affects the entire globe When fires break out in Amazon and Australia, then its’ effects will be visible in India too Don’t think that you’d be able to escape all these things by sitting on the other side of the globe The natural disasters and climate change won’t descend keeping the borders of the countries in mind You will also have to understand that like minded politicians have been elected all across the globe They take no action against climate change Either they are immensely stupid or they promote these coal and polluting industries deliberately to save their businesses and mint money On one hand there is Scott Morrison who belongs to the centre Right wing party in Australia On the other hand, Donald Trump is seen doing the same thing in USA USA is the sole major country to back away from the Paris Climate Agreement In fact Donald Trump took a lot of decisions that took back regulations on polluting industries to promote the polluting industries and to promote coal On the other hand, there’s a similar story in Brazil, where the right wing leader, Bolsonaro is indirectly responsible for the Amazon forest fires Ever since he has been elected in 2019, there has been an 85% increase in the deforestation in Amazon forests All the decisions that the politicians across the world take on the matter of environment, affects every person as well as living being on this planet Hence it is very important to pressurize the leaders to take pro environment steps and to take action against climate change I’d like to thank the Kuvera App for sponsoring this video Kuvera is an app for mutual funds in which you can make investments by setting goals if you want a house or a car and have to save money for it, then you can put in a goal And the AI of this app tells which mutual funds you should invest in to achieve your goal There is an ongoing special offer in Kuvera: download the app through the link in the description below and invest money through this app If you invest money then 5 lucky winners amongst you will get Amazon gift vouchers worth 5,000 rupees each I will announce who these winners will be in a video next month- you can go see there I hope you would have liked this video and got to know a lot of new information. Share this video And we will meet in the next video Thank you


  • Reply Rabi Prasad January 19, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    First I thought ''desh me aag lagne par narendra modi ji desh chorkar bhag jate hain foreign chuti manane''😆😆

  • Reply dead peace January 19, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    "You're not welcome you fuckwit" sums it up

  • Reply puja pallavi January 19, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Can you make a video on viability of Restorative Justice in India? Other nations have started adopting it but with the ground reality of India, do you think we can phase into such changes in this decade? Or is it a forlorn dream?

  • Reply Manu tripathi January 19, 2020 at 8:46 pm

    Hello dhurv… You nicely described this…. I want to promote you for this type of informative video

  • Reply INDIAN Army January 19, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    Brother I am from Assam. India's oldest oil field is in Assam. Assam produce more than half of total tea in India. Assam produce highest golden silk. World famous one horned rhino is in Assam. Assam is one of the major exporter of banana. Assam is rich in every natural resources. Assam never came under Mughal rule. Despite of all this Assam is still poor. Why????
    Please answer me.

  • Reply Intekhab Shaikh January 19, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    Australia walo ki galti ki waja se bechare janwaro ki Jan Gaye hai

  • Reply himanshu sharma January 19, 2020 at 8:59 pm

    ध्रुव राठी चुतिया इंसान है
    इसे कुछ नहीं पता
    सब चंगा सी 😁

  • Reply harsh pandey January 19, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    Please make a video on jet airways crisis🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Reply sagar January 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Bro make a video on how this world works. Please

  • Reply Avinash Bharti January 19, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    Still better then our politicians …

  • Reply Abhi Arya January 19, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    Dhruv Bhai! We are experiencing a devastating economic slowdown which may lead to negative growth as a whole and inturn leading to recession. In such scenario, Jeff Bezos visited India and announced a plan of investing 1 billion USD and has also promised to export make in India goods worth of 5billon USD. Piyush Goyal and modi government in general is opposing amazon however ironically they are the ones who should be the happiest as amazon is helping them reach a 5trillion usd economy (probably because mukesh ambani has decided to step into the worl of e-commerce)

    Please make a video on this

  • Reply Summit porje January 19, 2020 at 9:41 pm

    Hamare PM chhup kr baithe hai….
    " Sub Changasi "

  • Reply Summit porje January 19, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    1.25 billion animal dead

  • Reply wilyam_music January 19, 2020 at 9:47 pm


  • Reply Arafat Hussain January 19, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    yaha par press conference nai dete.
    Aur face to face public se milna toh dur ki baat h😂.
    Aur agar mil vi liye.
    Log kahenge ki "modiji ghumne Gaye the kuch soch kr hi Gaye Honge😂".

  • Reply Sanjay Shukla January 19, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    At least people are directly criticizing to PM. If we did in india then Modi govt. and Police will arrest us and they will treat like a criminal☹️☹️

  • Reply Ransom Burroughs January 19, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    Mr Rathee you are very good pls concentrate on India's health baaki duniya ke liyea duniya hai India ke liyea bahut kam log hai aap jaisa….

  • Reply AAS PLays for ya guys January 19, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Rahul Gandhi ka rishtedaar hai saala vahan ka PM

  • Reply Universe YouTube January 19, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    same like our chai wala

  • Reply Majid Khan January 19, 2020 at 10:50 pm

    Ye agar modi bhkt hote to in sbko mar dete ab tak .. haath na milane pe 🤦‍♂️😂

  • Reply Purpose1900 January 19, 2020 at 10:50 pm


  • Reply THE HILEX January 19, 2020 at 10:50 pm

    Sometimes I Feel That Thanos Was Right 😣😣😣

  • Reply Robo Cop January 19, 2020 at 11:13 pm

    The end of world is inevitable it will end one day and on that day, we will all perish into unknown……
    But at the time being we need to take some serious step as a human we need to protect our home which is earth. Australia brushfire is a warning to all of us by mother nature…we need to give it back what we owe to the nature. it is time to plant trees, time to recycle plastic bottles, time to change the environmental pollution.

    Agar aaj hum yeh sab nai kiya toh
    Humari destruction karaan hum khud honge.

    Time to wake up…time is ticking and it won't stay still for anyone.

  • Reply Dhiru yadav January 19, 2020 at 11:59 pm

    Informative video.thanks.

  • Reply Sneha Dhawale January 20, 2020 at 12:32 am

    I want to joint this channel but purchase was failed… Please tell me how to joint your channel..If possible please give reply sir..

  • Reply Sundar Murmu January 20, 2020 at 1:27 am

    Ya ha vi PM Modi ka hat hai😁😁😁😁

  • Reply Sayyed Zarrar January 20, 2020 at 2:34 am

    And now flood in australia….

  • Reply unknown information January 20, 2020 at 2:50 am

    Nice bro ,
    You really making a nice video
    I think you have to continue you
    Work I already supporting you 👌👌👌👌

  • Reply DEBASIS PATHAK January 20, 2020 at 3:01 am

    You are really good fellow..

  • Reply parsi zaban January 20, 2020 at 3:01 am

    Australians deserve this fire and many many more which are to come. They are bloody racists to the core. Ask your fellow Indians who live in that shithole they call australia.

  • Reply Lakshya Bawa January 20, 2020 at 3:48 am

    Bhai refrendum 2020 pe vedio bnao

  • Reply Aparajita Sinha January 20, 2020 at 3:56 am

    Modi and this Scott guy would be best friends and 'who cares about important stuff, let's talk about religion and coal' should be their campaign slogan!

  • Reply Afser Khan January 20, 2020 at 4:31 am

    Dislike karne walo se
    Me: tum kon ho be

  • Reply Deepti Xalxo January 20, 2020 at 4:31 am

    i was reading lots of article about bushfire but ur explanation was so understandable.i m ur big fan.u r doing a great job😍keep it up.🥰best wishes🥰

  • Reply Mr Nayak January 20, 2020 at 4:39 am

    Illuminati ke topic pe vedio banaye please

  • Reply cherry parmar January 20, 2020 at 4:42 am

    Bro please make a video on how to do research on any topic, step by step 🙏

  • Reply Nitish Joshi January 20, 2020 at 5:02 am

    jab kuch nai bachta he tab yaadein yaad ati he

  • Reply TECHNICAL DIRECTION January 20, 2020 at 5:20 am

    asshole adani

  • Reply charlie Chaplin January 20, 2020 at 5:25 am

    Suppose If you will be the PM of India do you do the same what's you are saying now, you should be PM OF INDIA your thought and way of thinking is different and very positive

  • Reply Gurfateh Bhullar January 20, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Rathee saab mere village mein jitna bi gnda pani hai naale kaa gutter kapure village ka us gnde paani ko direct borewell mein daal rhe hai jis se pure village ka paani peene wala khraab ho geya hai hmara sarpanch. District sangrur and Punjab pollution department ko bi application di thi lekin koi solution nhi ho rha mere pass khraab huye paani ki photos v pdi hai and video v hai youTube pe bi daali thi lekin koi hard action nhi hua hopefully aap is ko bnd krvaa skte ho

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  • Reply COC CHAMPS January 20, 2020 at 5:50 am

    Well I feel bad for animals those who are suffering….. :_(

  • Reply AishA Gusain January 20, 2020 at 5:55 am

    Thank you so much sir for this informative video😊

  • Reply Dk vlog January 20, 2020 at 5:57 am

    aag buji kaise…vo NY bolee….dhruv bhai

  • Reply Meer WajeedAli January 20, 2020 at 6:19 am

    Good realistic news you come out every time 👍👍

  • Reply Nida Fatima January 20, 2020 at 6:49 am

    how come this decade we can see all prime ministrs and presidents of all countries so dumb 😯

  • Reply Vedansh Chauhan January 20, 2020 at 6:58 am

    At least he's not talking 'bout and all?!

  • Reply suraj roar January 20, 2020 at 7:07 am

    @Dhruv Rathee Plz make Video on DSP DEVENDER SINGH

  • Reply Mahendra, The Follower of Kabir January 20, 2020 at 7:13 am

    14 November, 2014 ko huye Barwala kaand ko bhi explain kijiye sir…

  • Reply suraj roar January 20, 2020 at 7:17 am

    Apart from Australian Bushfires, see the Criticism of Australian People toward PM MORRISON.

  • Reply RGB January 20, 2020 at 7:18 am

    Do a video on ECOSIA @dhruv

  • Reply cheman sangma January 20, 2020 at 7:30 am

    how can I become a man like you

  • Reply Mihir Mihir January 20, 2020 at 7:48 am

    Australia ka rahul 😂😂 hai bro

  • Reply Anil Nath January 20, 2020 at 8:03 am

    Sir can we get this in PDF formate

  • Reply Savan Dsouza January 20, 2020 at 8:29 am

    Modi ke chamchon thumaare baapon ne Pura duniya ko barbaadh Karne Ka tekha liya hai,

  • Reply Manoj Gavini January 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

    hey dhruv please make video on FRSD BILL

  • Reply इलाहाबादी बकैत January 20, 2020 at 8:42 am

    गर्मी नहीं बढ़ रही है हमारी सहने की शक्ति कम हो गई है!
    फेकू जी!

  • Reply True Follower January 20, 2020 at 8:44 am

    Excellent…you are like my teacher

  • Reply Benz B January 20, 2020 at 8:57 am

    Alcohol is also equally dangerous in worlds society .. So stop it also

  • Reply music lovers January 20, 2020 at 8:59 am

    Sare pm nikame😠😠

  • Reply Keven Nash January 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Bro now u have started irritating… U.. Thing u know everything… And I don't like it now…

  • Reply Sagar Bhosale January 20, 2020 at 9:20 am

    kashmiri pandito ..par bhi ek video banav bro ….💓💓

  • Reply SECRET TV January 20, 2020 at 9:24 am

    Thanos sahi tha

  • Reply Nadeem Ahmad January 20, 2020 at 9:27 am

    Please make a video on Davinder singh

  • Reply Abcd Efgh January 20, 2020 at 9:30 am

    7:37 Happy to see India almost in middle and bottom and not at the top

  • Reply Farha Nikhat January 20, 2020 at 9:35 am

    Scot Morison
    Sarey milehue hai

  • Reply Mayankk Sharma January 20, 2020 at 9:42 am

    these idiots will never realise that earth is the only planet where we make our stand..

  • Reply movies trailers January 20, 2020 at 10:04 am

    In India too, erratic monsoon is seen.
    Some where flood, other drought
    Stop climate change

  • Reply movies trailers January 20, 2020 at 10:07 am

    Donald Trump is same as Australia's prime Minister

  • Reply Tanishq Sutar January 20, 2020 at 10:18 am

    make a video about the current state of Amravati

  • Reply Old Enfield Bullet 125k January 20, 2020 at 10:51 am

    अपने यहां तो पहले ही लोगोँ को पुलिस रोक देती है। हाथ मिलाने वाले सब नकली खड़े कर दिए जाते है।

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