Regular 50C days in Sydney and Melbourne; once-in-a-century floods every year; mass deaths of livestock; tropical diseases invading Australia’s major cities and a quarter of a million homes under water.
Climate scientists have laid out a “catastrophic” future for Australia, with the weather “flipping on its head”.
It now looks “virtually impossible” the world will meet a goal of keeping average temperatures to 1.5 per cent above pre-industrial levels, say the authors of a new report.
A far more likely scenario is that global temperatures will soar by up to 3C.
This is the future.
As the planet super heats because of human pollution, more and more extreme weather events will occur. This apocalyptic fire season in Australia will become the norm and there is a point where living in some parts of Australia will simply become untenable.
Where do we think those Australians are going to flee to?
There are 24.5 million Australians.
There are barely 5 million of us.
How are we going to cope politically and culturally if swamped by our larger neighbour?
Currently Australia treats us with contempt. They have flooded our country with 501s and strip NZers living there of any rights. How do you think they will teat us if they flee here on mass?
Forget China and America having too much influence over us, it will be Australians fleeing climate change who will be the real problem.
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