Friday, November 13, 2009

[Yasmin_discussions] Climate Change - Australian government responding (maybe?)

An addendum to the art & climate change discussion:

250,000 homes 'at risk' from rising seas
By environment reporter Sarah Clarke and staff
Posted 5 hours 38 minutes ago
Updated 3 hours 2 minutes ago

A new report has warned that up to 250,000 homes around Australia will
be inundated due to climate change by the turn of the century.

The Federal Government report titled Climate Change Risks to
Australia's Coast is the most comprehensive assessment to date, taking
into account a projected 1.1-metre rise in sea level and an increasing
risk of extreme weather events like tidal and storm surges.

More here:

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