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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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Rising seas from climate change threaten Melbourne sport

Climate change is driving sea level rise. It’s happening  – mostly because water expands as it warms, some of it from melting ice as well – and accelerating. Images on this page are copied from OzCoasts maps for impacts of … Continue reading

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Australia more exposed than most test cricket nations to sea level rise from climate change

Climate change is raising sea levels – not only through melting ice, but through the basic school physics that water expands as it warms. Of the more than 100 grounds used internationally for test cricket, Australia has two of the … Continue reading

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WACA, Perth sport threatened by climate change

Global warming is making the oceans rise. As well as melting ice, water expands when it warms. OzCoasts has produced maps showing impacts for some of Australia’s coasts from average sea level rises including 1.1 metres. The actual rises could … Continue reading

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North Queensland sport: grounds for concern from climate change

Climate change is warming the oceans as well as the atmosphere. Water expands as it warms, so the seas are rising. Average sea levels rose around 200mm last century and accelerating. OzCoasts has published maps showing impacts for our coastal … Continue reading

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Adelaide sport under threat from climate change

After the heatwave in January (when Adelaide held the unwelcome position as hottest city in the world) more people in Adelaide are now familiar with one part of the future we face unless there is urgent action on greenhouse emissions. … Continue reading

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