Report
Description

The electorate of Capricornia includes Isaac Regional Council, Livingstone Shire Council, part of the Mackay Regional Council, part of the Rockhampton Regional Council, and part of the Whitsunday Regional Council.

If emissions continue to rise, by 2070 the electorate of Capricornia is projected to experience:

  • Up to twice as many heatwave days per year
  • A single heatwave could last up to over 35 days
  • A 90-130 percent increase in the frequency of droughts and flooding
  • Up to 30 percent increase in evaporation
  • Up to 50 percent reduction in rainfall

 

Publication Details
Publication Year:
2019