Lesley Hughes

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8 Feb 2018

This report provides a summary of the value of the tourism industry to the Australian economy and to communities, and the risks posed to this asset by climate change. It also describe how the industry can play an important part in the vital transition to...


23 Oct 2017

We must think seriously about how to prepare for, and cope with, increasing bushfire risk under a hotter climate, argues this report.


18 Sep 2017

This report shows Australia experienced its warmest winter on record (for average maximum temperatures), while more than 260 heat and low rainfall records were also broken throughout the season.


19 Jul 2017

This report introduces the Climate Council's Cities Power Partnership program which highlights the leaders of councils and communities that are switching to renewable energy and building greener, more efficient and resilient communities.

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8 Feb 2017


1. Climate change is influencing all extreme weather events in Australia.

All extreme weather events are now occurring in an atmosphere that is warmer and wetter than it was in the 1950s. Heatwaves are becoming hotter, lasting longer and occurring more...

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