Category Archives: NSW

Eastern suburbs sport and sea level rise from climate change

Global warming is happening, and it is raising sea levels. Sports grounds are often in low lying locations, and provide early indicators of risks to communities which mean we should be acting urgently in Australia, instead of reversing real climate … Continue reading

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Sea level rise threatens inner west Sydney sport

Climate change is warming the seas as well as the atmosphere. Water expands when it warms. So the seas are rising – around 200mm last century and accelerating. This is the sort of basic science that Tony Abbott and his … Continue reading

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Illawarra and south coast sport: Grounds for concern on climate change and sea level rise?

Icecaps and glaciers might seem a long way from south coast NSW. But global warming because of excess greenhouse gases we have been putting into the air is going into warming the oceans, even more than it is going into … Continue reading

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Climate change: grounds for concern for North Coast NSW sport?

Melting icecaps and glaciers might seem a long way from north coast NSW. But global warming is going into warming the oceans, which makes the water expand and rise – even before we start accounting for icecaps and glaciers.  Sea … Continue reading

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Bankstown sports: Grounds for climate change concern?

Global warming is making the oceans warmer. Warm water expands, and so the seas are rising – around 200 mm last century and the pace is accelerating. OzCoasts provides online maps that show predicted areas of inundation from  impacts of … Continue reading

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Newcastle sport at serious risk from climate change

In many other areas of Australia, low lying sports grounds give an early warning of risks to communities from the sea level rise which is being driven by global warming, caused by greenhouse gas emissions. In the Newcastle area, whole … Continue reading

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Sydney North Shore sport under threat from climate change

Cricket and other junior and community sports on Sydney’s North Shore are under threat from rising sea levels as a result of climate change. Global warming is warming the oceans as well as the atmosphere. Water expands as it warms. … Continue reading

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