Environmental News

Climate change poses hazard to infrastructure, report says

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
AS a land of droughts and flooding rains, Australia should be well prepared for the extreme weather that climate change will bring - but it isn't.

The Climate Institute says government and business have much to do to protect Australia's infrastructure from damage in natural disasters.

Science shows that as sea levels and global temperature rise, the frequency of extreme floods, droughts and bushfires will rise exponentially.

Read more: http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/national/business-govt-must-protect-infrastructure/story-fncyva0b-1226504977361