Slippery when wet – Tim Flannery’s climate warnings questioned after recent flooding May 20, 2012Posted by honestclimate in Discussions.
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Slippery when wet – Tim Flannery’s climate warnings questioned after recent flooding
May 15, 2012
FIVE years ago, Climate Commissioner Tim Flannery predicted that the nation’s dams would never be full again and major Australian cities would need desalination plants to cater for our water needs.
Yesterday, in his latest report, he said “climate change cannot be ruled out” as a factor in recent flooding rains, which led to some of those dams overflowing.
The apparent contradiction accompanies predictions that heatwaves, made worse by concrete, asphalt and buildings, will cause deaths and violence in western Sydney.
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