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Australia flood, boosted by climate change, making history in Sydney – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load A potent weather system near Australia’s east coast has unloaded tremendous rainfall in the state of New South Wales for days, putting Sydney on track for its wettest year on record. The torrents have spurred…

Research shows tropical cyclones have decreased alongside human-caused global warming – but don’t celebrate yet – Eco-Business

The annual number of tropical cyclones forming globally decreased by about 13 per cent during the 20th century compared to the 19th, according to research published today in Nature Climate Change. Tropical cyclones are massive low-pressure systems that form in tropical waters…

Global warming may have worsened series of flood disasters, says Bureau of Meteorology – ABC News

A perfect storm of factors created conditions for devastating flooding across Queensland and NSW this year and global warming may have made them worse, says the Bureau of Meteorology.  Key points: The BOM links floods to a trend of high-intensity rainfall events due…

Australian floods and climate change – World Socialist Web Site – WSWS

The floods that devastated the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales during February and March have been of an unprecedented nature. The amounts of rainfall that have fallen over a short period are staggering, causing devastating flooding to…

Guest Post: ‘One of the most extreme disasters in colonial Australian history’: climate scientists on the floods and our future risk

The City of Lismore under floodwaters, February 2022. Andrew King, The University of Melbourne; Linden Ashcroft, The University of Melbourne, and Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick, UNSW Sydney The deluge dumped on southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales this week has been…

Guest Post: Like rivers in the sky: the weather system bringing floods to Queensland will become more likely under climate change

Kimberley Reid, The University of Melbourne and Andrew King, The University of Melbourne The severe floods in southeast Queensland this week have forced hundreds of residents to flee the town of Gympie and have cut off major roads, after intense…

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