The critical decade report

Last week the government released its latest report from the Climate Commission – “The Critical Decade – climate science, risks and responses.” (UPDATE: due to the abolition of he Climate Commission by the Abbot Government, their website is no longer available – copies of the report can still be found online at
A useful summary of its findings, relating mostly to the increasing intensity and frequency of extreme weather events, and the necessity for action now, is contained in this digest:
It is very regrettable that despite some interest being shown in the media when the report was released, its serious concerns and calls for immediate action have not registered and other matters have allowed the focus to shift elsewhere.

To leave a reply, please include your real name, position and/or institutional affiliation, followed by your comment. Comments not accompanied by these details will not be published.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s