Category Archives: NSW

Sydney Northern Districts cricket at risk from climate change

The risk to Australia’s summer game from more severe and frequent heatwaves resulting from climate change should be obvious. A less obvious threat may be that of sea level rise. Global warming is warming the oceans. Water expands as it … Continue reading

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Don’t let Sydney Grade Cricket be caught out by climate change

The Sydney Grade Cricket competition is recognised as one of the strongest in the world. It has been among the foundations of Australian cricket since the late 19th century. But now some of its home grounds are threatened by impacts … Continue reading

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Why is Joe Hockey voting for Tunks Park, Cammeray, to go under?

Global warming is real. Joe Hockey knows this. And yet he’s been voting in Parliament for Tony Abbott’s agenda of denial, delay and destruction. Global warming is warming the oceans. Water expands as it warms. So, sea level rise: around … Continue reading

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Don’t let climate change wash away Sydney girls cricket

A number of the grounds used by the Sydney Rivers Girls Cricket Association are under threat from the impact of rising sea levels caused by human induced climate change. Global warming is warming the oceans. Water expands as it warms. … Continue reading

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Climate change threatens sport in Sutherland Shire

At least 9 of the grounds used for cricket in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire, together with grounds used by other sports, face serious threats from rising sea levels due to climate change. Global warming is warming the oceans. Water expands as … Continue reading

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Climate change threatens sport in St George, Sydney

Global warming is warming the oceans. Water expands as it warms. So, the seas are rising: around 200mm last century, and accelerating. Many of the grounds used for sports in the St George area are only just beyond the inundation … Continue reading

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Central Coast NSW sport threatened by climate change

Global warming, because of excessive greenhouse gas emissions, is warming the oceans (as well as melting glaciers and icecaps). Water expands as it warms, and the seas are rising. Last century saw around 200mm in average sea level rise, and … Continue reading

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