“The extremes are more extreme. You’d get a rain event, and it would be an extreme rain event, and then it would be an extreme dry event, and that cycle would continue. You wouldn’t get what we would call a lovely, generous season.”
The last 10 years have been the warmest decade on record, with 2020 ranking among the warmest years.
he Climate Council noted that the effects of floods, fires, storms, droughts and sea level rise relating to climate change could increase into the future, possibly costing Australia’s economy up to $100 billion each year by 2038.
QBE recently announced plans to set aside an additional US$685 million (around AU$888 million) for claims relating to catastrophic weather events in 2021 after surpassing its US$550 million cap in 2020 due to the severe bushfires and the unprecedented hurricane season in Australia’s northern hemisphere.
is it worthwhile for young male folks to pay more for car insurance than the older female, or make young, energetic and healthy people to purchase private insurance just to keep the cost of health insurance low for the older customers to afford?
The category five storm systems ravaged through the northern island of Vanua Levu with wind gusts moving at speeds of 345km/h.
Instead, last month went down into records as the hottest November Australia has ever experienced. Elsewhere, a climate body has declared November 2020 as the hottest ever month globally while the United Nations predicts that 2020 will rank among the top three warmest months on record.
After a really sweaty weekend with the sweltering temperatures hitting over 40 degrees Celsius in several parts of the Top End, it seems there’s no forthcoming relief in sight or signs of an impending wet season storms.
Similarly, disturbances happening in one part of planet earth’s atmosphere will be felt in another region.
Australia has in recent years bore the brunt of the costly effects of climate change as the country continues to get battered by extreme weather events including heatwaves, floods, heavy storms, rising temperatures and prolonged drought, all of which have increased the risks of disease, damage, injury and even death.