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New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought


World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 1775 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.



   

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Sue H (7)
Monday July 14, 2014, 11:23 am
Seriously scary...
 

Animae C (508)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:14 pm
Someone should to tell our prime minister, he says it's all 'CRAP'!
 

Peta Clarke (30)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:12 pm
Noted and thank you Carrie. I live in the southwest of Western Australia. We were always a high rainfall area, not anymore. In summer wells dams everything dries up. Australia is such a dry country and we tend to live near the coast. Central Australia is dry, dry, dry sandy and extremely hot and sunny. It is perfect for large solar infrastructure not our Government because climate change is all lies. So scary.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:16 pm
Terrible...i'm very concerned 4 the poor animals.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 6:33 am
No other places can be exempted
 

Lona Goudswaard (66)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 3:40 am
I've been visiting Queensland twice a year for the last 7 years now, coming to a little village lose to Toowoomba, the city mentioned in the article, and I0m absolutely flabbergasted at Toowoomba's rejection of a recycling unit. Not only because it was just recovering from a seven years draught and should have known better, but because it is the best green option too, besides being the cheaper one.
True, the region was struck by floods a few years ago, but since then a new draught has started which not only is detrimental to the water supplies, but also results in more and more raging bush fires.

We still plan on settling down in our village in a few years time, but we'll make sure our house will have it's own grey water system, recycling as much water as possible.
 

Gail Ring (89)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 7:58 am
They will have to try and implement some sort of plan for future water... the animals and vegetation is going to suffer tremendously
 
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