The Greens state member for Ballina wants mainstream society to give conservatives on climate change another chance.
A community meeting is being held in Nimbin Town Hall at 4pm today to update residents on the current bushfire conditions.
The Forestry Corporation has now closed state forests on the north coast and northern tablelands.
Fire alert raised to 'Watch and Act' for Terania, Huonbrook and Upper Wilsons Creek as fire continues to burn out of control.
The Rural Fire Service had already declared an early start to the bushfire danger season for areas on the Northern Rivers in August but last week added another 53 local government areas to the list.