Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Australia Is Burning, and Climate Change Is Making It Worse

Inside Climate News
It’s summertime in Australia, which means the fires are raging. Every year, the continent’s sweltering temperatures and dry conditions create a toxic combination for bush fires that can threaten homes and lead to injuries and deaths. This season’s wildfires are particularly damaging, destroying the largest amount of territory in more than three decades. The Insurance Council of Australia yesterday declared a catastrophe for regions near Adelaide in South Australia. Story here.

Related: Emissions for Power Sector Jump as Carbon Tax Ends in Australia

1 comment:

P in P said...

I hope you are proud, Tony Abbott. I hope you one day look into the face of the little boy on this blog's cover photo and realize "I did this!"