Moment weather presenter Laura Tobin brands Sydney MP a climate change denier

Moment weather presenter Laura Tobin brands Sydney MP a climate change denier in GMB clash over devastating Australian bushfires GMB presenter Laura Tobin branded an Australian MP a 'climate change denier'  The weather presenter interrupted a debate about the Australian bushfires The MP claimed the fires were caused by droughts and poor forest management She said that Australia had experienced its hottest and driest year ever on record Miss Tobin added that Mr Kelly was not a 'climate change sceptic but a denier'

By Rod Ardehali For Mailonline

Published: 10:05 GMT, 6 January 2020 | Updated: 10:05 GMT, 6 January 2020

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Good Morning Britain weather presenter Laura Tobin branded a Sydney MP a 'climate change denier' in a clash over the catastrophic bushfires devastating Australia.

Miss Tobin interrupted Craig Kelly during a debate - which also included Australian tennis legend Pat Cash - after taking issue with Mr Kelly's comment that the fires were caused by a droughts and poor forest management.

Mr Kelly said: 'You have to look at the science, but one of the factors contributing are the fuel loads [flammable materials such as dry wood]. Every commission post bush-fire says we need to reduce them, but we always fail to do so.

Miss Tobin interrupted Craig Kelly during a debate - which also included Australian tennis legend Pat Cash - after taking issue with Mr Kelly's comment that the fires were caused by a droughts and poor forest management

Miss Tobin interrupted Craig Kelly during a debate - which also included Australian tennis legend Pat Cash - after taking issue with Mr Kelly's comment that the fires were caused by a droughts and poor forest management

'Our lifestyle depends on fossil fuels, it can't be done without it. Some politicians have hijacked the debate to push their ideological barrow but what causes fires? Drought and build-up of fuel loads.'

Meteorologist Miss Tobin hit back, telling Mr Kelly that Australia had experienced its hottest and driest year ever on record 'with forecasts records that go back more than 100 years'.

She said: 'We want everyone in the world to lower the global temperature rise by 1.5C, you [Australia]

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