Helen from Undercurrents left for Australia today for a 2 year stint of
Down-Undercurrents - we wish her well.
This week Australia now reels from massive floods after a Summer of unprecedented heat across
large parts of Australia.
Is it because our climate has changed?
Australia's climate commission says global warming is
likely to increase the frequency and intensity of extreme weather
events. But asked whether people on Australia's east coast should expect
this, the New South Wales premier (photo) dismissed the question.
"If the question is about climate change go and ask me another day," Barry O'Farrell said.
not turn this near-disaster, this episode that has damaged so many
properties and other things, into some politically correct debate about
climate change. Give me a break."
Sticking his head in the sand eh Sheila?
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