Australia

‘Catastrophic’ fire danger for Sydney as Australian wildfires rage

“Australia is the world’s largest exporter of coal and liquid natural gas. It is also the world’s driest continent after Antarctic, which scientist say leaves Australians particularly vulnerable to weather extremes associated with a changing climate. Huffington Post: “Sydney, the country’s most populous city, has been designated at “catastrophic fire danger” for Tuesday, when temperatures […]

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Water-Trading Market Runs Into Trouble

Napa & Sonoma County future for the vineyards/cannabis as climate impacts climb and water becomes profit…..  “In California, some local authorities see trading as a way to comply with legislation that requires groundwater use to reach sustainable levels by the early 2040s. In Nevada, the state engineer approved a water-trading plan in January in the Diamond Valley, near the town of Eureka.”

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‘Code Red’: Australia is so hot bats are falling from the trees

‘Code Red’: Australia is so hot bats are falling from the trees   Australia swelters under 120°F highs during the day and 96°F nighttime lows. Joe Romm Jan 22, 2019, 2:12 pm Monster heatwave hits Australia. CREDIT: BOM. Australia is in the midst of an unrelenting, record-smashing heat wave that has left temperature maps so

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