2nd August - Today's News: Australians Enjoy Winter Snow
Parts of Australia blanketed in a winter wonderlands as cold front delivers a brisk start to the weekend with Tasmanians finding snowfall a treat for all after wild winds and rain
Tornado hits Greymouth in NZ
Wildfires and other burns play bigger role in climate change than some scientists thought. "...about 18 percent of all anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions - comes from biomass burning" And that is on top of black carbon, another AGW contributor, and of course the health issues (around a quarter of million deaths per year can be attributed to pollution from biomass burning). Which is why I have for many years advocated that ending tropical forest destruction would make a much bigger difference to our impacts on the climate (and environment) than building windfarms or paying more for petrol .....