Category: Heat

Extreme El Niño events more frequent even if warming limited to 1.5C – report


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Monday 24 July 2017 Australian Associated Press Modelling suggests Australia would face more frequent drought-inducing weather events beyond any climate stabilisation Extreme El Niño events that can cause crippling drought in Australia are likely to be far more frequent even if the world pulls off mission improbable and […]

Australia’s deadly relationship with heat


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By Phil Mercer BBC, Sydney January 31, 2017 As a homesick teenager in Britain in the early 1900s, the writer Dorothea Mackellar yearned for the “pitiless blue sky” of Australia. “I love a sunburnt country,” she declared in her timeless poem My Country, and more than a century […]