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Why is Aus so cold right now despite global warming – Cosmos

Credit: Robert Cianflone / Staff / Getty Michael Grose, CSIRO It’s an offhand joke a lot of us make – it’s freezing, can we get a bit more of that global warming right about now? But how should we really…

Australians Set To Freeze During Coldest Week In 118 Years

Five new polar blasts are set to hit Australia over the next two weeks as the country continues its freezing start to winter – the coldest in 118 years. A massive surge of cold air is forcing temperatures to plunge…

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…

Australia votes for climate action in 2022 Federal election

Image: In the polling booth with How to vote cards and ballots (This is from an email briefing to international climate colleagues) We take heart that in Australia we have changed the government. Citizen concern with lack of action on…

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Gas industry and Coalition reach for a get-out-of-catastrophe-free card in climate crisis Monopoly | Temperature Check

Scott Morrison’s loving embrace and financial backing of the gas industry has been a defining feature of his prime ministership. Hit with a historical pandemic, Morrison chose gas – not renewables – to fire an economic recovery. Plans to create…

UN climate change report: It’s ‘now or never’ to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees – Catholic Leader

A UN report on climate change released today warns that harmful carbon emissions have never been higher and this is proof that the world is on a “fast track” to disaster.  In the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on…

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‘Build-under’: the impacts of renovating the traditional ‘Queenslander’

Kevin “Rusty” Adams’ home flooded in 2011, in 2017, and again in 2022. He has lived in Brisbane’s Paddington area his entire life – and no flood is going to drive him from the community or his home in the…

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…

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