Climate Change


#321

A brilliant piece by Booker prize winning authot Richard Flanagan on the climate change induced destruction of Tasmania and the government’s fault in it.


#322

You could have bought a ticket to Ireland while you were composing that. Joking aside, will Oz survive? Possibly not for humans I’d say, or at least not humans as we know them.


#323

Our head of sales rudely interrupted me mid.post, is nothing sacred?
Aus will survive and possibly thrive as a leading renewables nation
It could now if we had the political will, or if some politicians (Abbott, Morrisson, Taylor, god there’s so many) died. In a fire hopefully, caused by climate change.
But the effects are here now, rapidly increasing temps, more and more days above 30, 35, 40 degrees. A bushfire season that is essentially the entire year long. Damage has alreadybeen done


#324

Incidentally, yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the Black Saturday fires in Vic when 173 people were burned to death during a prolonged period of +40 degree temps.


#325

It may be a losing battle for Oz. The best we can hope for is mitigation, but the trend will continue and fuck knows where the tipping point is. I would have a plan B if I were you (not kidding).


#326

He monetised it.


#327

#328

Poor bears.


#329

I’d say it’s a miserable fucking place to live anyway. They might as well leave it to the bears.