TITLE

Green thinking

AUTHOR(S)
Lynas, Mark
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
New Statesman;11/20/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4819, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Australia is being destroyed by global climate change and its government's disregard of the problem. Water managers are predicting the worst drought in 1,000 years following 5 years of low rainfalls. Inland farms are drying up and water shortages are a problem. The article predicts that Australia has reached a tipping point, with climate changes imminent that have been unknown in human history. Prime Minister John Howard continues to deny his country has a problem.
ACCESSION #
23119909

 

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