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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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Northern Territory sport and climate change

Northern Territory cricket already takes our current climate into account, by playing in the summer season down in Alice Springs, but the winter season in the Top End. What will global warming do for how playable the summer is for … 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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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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