Tag Archives: sea level rise

New idea affordable housing?

It’s becoming increasingly clear that climate change is the number one threat to mankind…rising sea levels increasingly likely to cause a mass-movement in climate refugees…floating house jacks itself up from turbulent seas on retractable legs, like offshore drilling platform..moveable when necessary…These hermit-like homes..recent architecture exhibition in Italy – … Continue reading

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Climate change inspections may join building inspections as prerequisites for buyers

A story in Age Domain about need for risk of inundation report to be included with conveyancing documents…reinsurance company Munich Re released a report last year predicting that the cost of natural disasters to the Australian economy was likely to … Continue reading

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This summer’s sea temperatures were the hottest on record for Australia: here’s why

Summer 2015-2016 was one of the hottest on record in Australia. But it has also been hot in waters surrounding the nation: the hottest summer on record, in fact.While summer on land has been dominated by significant warm spells, bushfires, and dryness, there … Continue reading

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After empty promises deliver major cities under water

Interesting and comprehensive set of ideas about what makes sense for future human settlements. Huge cities with so much energy intensive infrastructure are climate change mass suicide. Please let our leaders know so that we can help them follow to … Continue reading

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Massive Totten Glacier in East Antarctica ‘vulnerable’ to collapse

Best known quote from W’s wild man Rumsfeld, was “you can know about known knowns,  and known unknowns but not unknown unknowns”. This story from Tas Van Ommen Program Leader, Australian Antarctic Division reveals results of latest investigation that this glacier, resting … Continue reading

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