Tag: Climate Change the Magnificent

Why Isn’t Perth a Ghost Town Yet?

As parts of Australia’s east coast experience record low temperatures and Perth continues to experience healthy amounts of rainfall, I can’t help but remember the time in 2004 when Tim Flannery said that there was a ‘fair chance’ that Perth would become the 21st century’s first ghost metropolis – based on what appeared to be a two month, self-selected crash course in reading some stuff he found… and the subsequent soiling of his pants:

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Yet Another ‘Worst Ever’ Hurricane

It’s official: every cyclone or hurricane these days is the worst, strongest, most powerful [insert hyperbolic untruth of your choice] EVER!

Hurricane Irma has been no different.

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Climate Change Keeps Giving (UPDATE!)

If you thought that climate change had realised its full potential – and that TMR’s list from the other day* was exhaustive – you’d be wrong!

We’re dealing with one seriously talented beast here ladies and gentlemen (and others). Here are some more talents to add to TMR’s pile from the other day:

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Climate Change – Is There Anything it Can’t Do?

Much like doughnuts (1:42), it appears that there’s almost nothing climate change can’t do. Its latest apparent feat is the incredible ability to dramatically increase aircraft turbulence:

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