Tag Archives: climate change impacts

Australia’s PM On The Spot

2,000 scientists recently endorsed an open letter to our Prime Minster Turnbull calling for a halt to coal to save the world’s coral reefs. With 50% of global coral already dead, and a global bleaching event that started in 2014 … Continue reading

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Saving Lives Trumps Saving Property Values

By JOHN ASQUITH June 7, 2013, 10:30 p.m. SEVERAL years ago, I was driving south from Brisbane and got trapped in floods at Bellingen. After a massive downpour and a slightly later tidal surge, the waters rose rapidly. It was … Continue reading

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Wyong has a responsibility to act

We have been hearing lately about the winding back of Wyong Shire Council’s sea level rise measures. CEN recently made comments on the WSC LEP (Local Environmental Plan). The LEP is the head planning document that will govern development in … Continue reading

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Real Climate rounds up Earth’s Sensitivity

Real Climate has a roundup of the latest scientific papers dealing with sensitivity of our climate to CO2 increases with Part 1 of a planned series of posts. I will leave the detail up to you to read if you … Continue reading

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A passionate opinion from Bernard

This is a quote mined from Tamino’s web site, Open Mind by Bernard (Bernard J. October 5, 2012 at 2:50 pm) http://tamino.wordpress.com/2012/10/04/oh-shit/#more-5731 Bernard reflects the urgency of action for today. We should take a leaf from his book! “I’ve said … Continue reading

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Report Released

At Woytopia, 28th Oct, Climate Future released its report on the Sea Level Rise Forum held recently in Woy Woy. The Report details the opinions of the community on what we should be doing to adapt to sea level rise and … Continue reading

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Large Rise in Sea Level more likely than ever

A recent paper and a sudden melting of the Greenland ice sheet bring the expectation of high levels of rising seas even closer (if it wasn’t enough so far). The paper is ‘Deglacial rapid sea level rises caused by ice sheet … Continue reading

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