Thursday, October 20, 2011
Karen Kissane, London
The Age, October 21, 2011
AUSTRALIA can expect more frequent devastating floods similar to those in Queensland last year, and the world is facing decades of unprecedented hardship as a result of climate change, according to the chief scientific adviser to the British government.
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Friday, October 14, 2011
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Sunday, October 9, 2011
The Age, October 10, 2011
AUSTRALIA'S ski slopes could be completely bare of natural winter snow by 2050 unless concerted action is taken against global warming, according to a government-commissioned report that paints a grim picture of the effects of climate change on alpine areas.
But if less action is taken, leading to a concentration of 550 ppm, cover lasting more than 60 days could be reduced by up to 96 per cent by 2050
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