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Travis Hughes

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Heatwatch Queensland: extreme heat in the Sunshine State

This research shows that Queensland is set to experience more climate chaos, including more summers with a dramatic increase in extreme heat days – like in Brisbane, where days over 35C would go from a historical average of two per year, to up to 45...
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Heatwatch: increasing extreme heat in Mackay

Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in Mackay. CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology projections estimate that the average number of days over 35 degrees could increase from around one day presently to over seventy by 2090 without strong climate...
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Heatwatch: increasing extreme heat in the Whitsundays

Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in the Whitsundays. CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology projections estimate that the average number of days over 35 degrees each year could increase fourfold by 2030 and reach over 87 days per year...
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Heatwatch: increasing extreme heat in Townsville

Increasing extreme heat will have profound impacts on people, industries and ecosystems in Townsville.
Briefing paper

Coal in Kingaroy

This report argues that a coal project proposed near Kingaroy, Queensland, is unlikely to provide benefit in a local economy based on services and agriculture. It imposes uncertainty and costs on other industries and the community. Policy makers should rule the project out on economic...