5th August - Today's News: Heavy Snow Falls on Australian Hills
Good news for Aussie skiers as strong snow falls on Victoria's alps, as authorities prepare for blizzards but a warning that climate change puts Australia's ski industry on a downhill slope
Extreme weather 'could kill up to 152,000 a year' in Europe by 2100 (but that doesn't mean that it will - or that it might not be many more)
Satellites recorded fifth lowest sea ice extent for July last month: NSIDC despite predominant weather conditions that were not conducive for sea ice loss. Given that more unsual weather patterns helped the near record loss last year, it's possible that this summer may give a more realistic picture of the current "state of play".
Another small earthquake felt across Highlands - the biggest in the areas since 1986. I hope Essan is okay ....
I've been saying this for years ...... How we've created so much plastic that 'it will become a geological layer of Earth'
And, finally, happy birthday Katy .....