In November 2020 Centre Director Ruth Morgan joined Robin Williams on ABC Radio National’s Science Show to reflect on the past twenty years of climate science and action.
Twenty years ago, Australia endured the millennium drought. Dams dried up, large cities built desalination plants and Australia prepared for a new climate future. As the Garnaut Report of 2008 correctly predicted, fire seasons are starting earlier, ending later and becoming more intense. And as time passes, the window for a chance to fix the problem continues to slowly close.
Catch up via the ABC Radio National website here.
Image from ABC – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-11/australias-fires-reveal-arson-not-a-major-cause/11855022