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  • expect prolonged bushfire seasons, less rain and more frequent droughts.

  • That's the dire warning from Australia's weather bureau.

  • In their biennial climate report Friday, the Bureau of Meteorology said Australia is going to continue to warm and that changing climate patterns can be attributed to an increase in greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere, triggering MAWR extreme weather events.

  • The report said that the country's climate has warmed on average by 34.5 degrees Fahrenheit since 1910, and this will result in more wildfires, droughts and marine heat waves.

  • Fires ravaged more than 37 million acres of bushland across the south east of Australia earlier this year, killing at least 33 people and billions of native animals in a disaster.

  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison called Australia's black summer Still.

  • Morrison has refused to match other developed countries in setting a target for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but has said that the country, in line with the Paris accord, expects to reach net zero emissions after 2050.

expect prolonged bushfire seasons, less rain and more frequent droughts.

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Australia's grim climate outlook

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/14
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