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Fossil fuel use leads to worse and longer droughts

27 May, 2021 − Human reliance on fossil fuels is resulting in worse and longer droughts. It’s a familiar message across the world. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/fossil-fuel-use-leads-to-worse-and-longer-droughts/ …amount of clearing in Amazon is now size of square with sides Melbourne … Continue reading

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China and Australia face a climate tipping point

8 December, 2020 − Once again, scientists warn that at least part of the world could be facing a climate tipping point. Two parts, in fact. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/china-and-australia-face-a-climate-tipping-point/

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Murray-Darling Basin: NSW government officials busted favouring irrigator groups

Rorts, Rorts and more…Federal ICAC ASAP Emails on flood plain harvesting reveal the environment department singled out sympathetic groups and discussed how to sideline critics — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/dec/04/murray-darling-basin-nsw-government-officials-busted-favouring-irrigator-groups

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Hottest and driest March on record

How many more records need to be broken before leaders start to follow such convincing lead set by climate science, the science “we don’t dispute”?   >more> BOM(Bureau Meteorology

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El Niño is here and that means droughts, but they don’t work how you might think

“With an El Niño looming large this summer…at some point you’ll hear someone say that warmer temperatures are making drought worse. This is guaranteed to cause confusion because it’s not actually how droughts work…Most believe it’s a simple equation: rainfall goes down … Continue reading

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80% of America’s drones may soon be toiling for farms – and the environment

3. Drones monitor fertilizer runoff… up to 50% is never absorbed by crops, leading to air and water pollution. It also affects a farmer’s pocket book; fertilizers account for about half of what farmers spend on fields….Drone sensors can create imagery indicating … Continue reading

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New Research Warns Of Catastrophic Food Shortages Due To Unchecked Climate Change

…global warming and related extreme weather will combine to create devastating food price shocks in coming decades, with potential for corn prices to increase a staggering 500% by 2030…As for political impacts, those are a straightforward extension of what’s already happened. … Continue reading

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UN War on Golf Heats Up

Only in America…perhaps a  poorly-executed parody of Texas Senate candidate Ted Cruz’s (R) right-wing beliefs if Cruz had not posted it on his own website, the Tea Party stalwart touts a truly ridiculous conspiracy theory about George Soros…Agenda 21 attempts to abolish … Continue reading

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Drought Is Causing U.S. Beef Prices To Skyrocket

Last year’s drought was so extreme that beef cattle herds are smallest herds since 1952. Rate of recovery is slow because cycle time is 4 years birth to slaughter. Cattle feed has more than doubled in price because of increasing … Continue reading

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Rod Quantock’s “Wonderful World of Climate Change”

Rod has always been a hero of environmental perception and conscience. Here’s his particularly black humour to express what we have to look forward to. You need to sit down for this performance by our most powerful stand up performer. … Continue reading

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