Australia: Of droughts and flooding rains

GarryRogers Nature Conservation

“MY COUNTRY”, a famed poem by Dorothea Mackellar, is known to generations of Australian schoolchildren. They will know by heart the stanza I love a sunburnt…

Source: www.economist.com

A report by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Bureau of Meteorology project that most parts of Australia will become hotter and dryer.  Soils will degrade, fires will increase, drought will continue, and floods will become more common.  Meanwhile, prime minister Abbot says it’s all normal, and coal burning should continue.

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2 comments

    1. It’s part of the back story. Main stream media are failing to make the link. Election result in Queensland & LNP fall in the polls is linked to their lack of real action on climate change.

      Both major parties support new coal mine basically ignoring the science that mist must stay in the ground. Main stream media hardly ever ask questions.

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