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Climate change is impacting Australia today and will further impact human lives. That’s the takeaway from the biennial State of the Climate report published by the nation’s leading scientific organisations, the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology.
When we think about ocean and climate phenomena in Australia, much attention gets turned to wet La Niña and its twin dry El Niño.
We’ve experienced a number of difficult years on the Northern Rivers and the east coast of Australia as we’ve lurched from crippling drought and bushfires to ‘unprecedented’ destruction from flooding. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has now confirmed that we are heading into a third year of La Niña.
Rous County Council’s new Demand Management Plan (RDMP) 2023–26 is extraordinary. Parts of it could have been written by WATER Northern Rivers; the lobby group that advocates for genuinely diverse water options and the permanent shelving of the proposed Dunoon Dam.
The world will be pushed to more weather extremes in coming decades, according to two studies which carry stark warnings of floods and droughts, respectively.
A key part of future planning both for agriculture, ecosystem resilience and where we put our population will be dependent on water – who has the right to access it and at what level.
IPCC releases sixth major assessment report, and it’s clear that the biggest threat now is delay.
The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.