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Skani

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  1. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    You'll be able to take your long johns off tomorrow, Parley: forecast to be 30+ for the next 3 days.
  2. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    According to the official BOM data Singleton has had at least 28 days of 30+ since 1st December - including 9 consecutive days in the first half of December.
  3. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    That map I posted earlier shows average temperatures for all the western two thirds of Tasmania - including Devonport - were "above average" in 2019. (The eastern third was "very much above average"). It's possible that all the years you have been in Devonport (6?) have been above the long term average. I know that here in Hobart the last 10 years have definitely been warmer than previously.
  4. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    Terse...not bitchy. Firefighters have been arriving from Canada and the U.S. - and NZ, of course - since early December. Seems some people have only just realised.
  5. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    Well, as I said - on rare occasions...very rare, but it has happened. Probably as much a shock to him as it was to me.
  6. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    Probably because you haven't gone to the trouble to post a photo of any other (non Muslim) arsonist.
  7. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    They've actually been arriving since early December - along with Canadians and New Zealanders. Panahi has probably only just realised because she doesn't live here.
  8. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    I know you live in the Hunter Valley (Singleton?) and in the 2019 temperature map I posted previously the Hunter is definitely included in the area having the highest mean temperature on record. That's based on daily data for the whole of the 2019 year. It's possible there may have been short periods of hotter weather in another year...but not enough over that whole year to push the average past this year's. On the rainfall map it looks as though it is probably in the "very much below average" area, although there are a few pockets around there that are "lowest on record"
  9. Skani

    The UK and Climate Change

    Where they are wrong is because they are happening sooner than predicted, not that they aren't happening.
  10. Skani

    The UK and Climate Change

    That was your answer to The correct answer is yes. In 1982 Exxon predicted that by about 2060, CO2 levels would reach around 560 parts per million – double the pre industrial level – and that this would push the planet’s average temperatures up by about 2°C over then-current levels (and even more compared to pre-industrial levels). Exxon warned of “potentially catastrophic events that must be considered.” http://www.climatefiles.com/exxonmobil/1982-memo-to-exxon-management-about-co2-greenhouse-effect/ In 1988 Shell projected similar effects but also found that CO2 could double even earlier, by 2030. http://www.climatefiles.com/shell/1988-shell-report-greenhouse/ Shell predicted a one-meter sea-level rise, and noted that warming could also fuel disintegration of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, resulting in a worldwide rise in sea level of “five to six meters.” That would be enough to inundate entire low-lying countries. Shell’s analysts also warned of the “disappearance of specific ecosystems or habitat destruction,” predicted an increase in “runoff, destructive floods, and inundation of low-lying farmland,” and said that “new sources of freshwater would be required” to compensate for changes in precipitation. Global changes in air temperature would also “drastically change the way people live and work.” Shell's own statement: “the changes may be the greatest in recorded history.” These reports were kept secret - until leaked in 2015 and 2018. The companies knew exactly the results of their products nearly 40 years ago - but will do anything to make money at the expense of human and animal life.
  11. Skani

    How is Megan doing so far?

    But they won't be: they still want security personnel guarding them both in the UK and Canada, they still want to keep the house on the Windsor Estate - who pays for maintenance and security of that? - and I think they are still expecting the allowance from his dad from the Duchy of Cornwall to continue. I suspect their version of "financial independence" is very different from those of us who really do have to pay for everything.
  12. Skani

    How is Megan doing so far?

    Or hypocrites either?
  13. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    I must have missed the photos of all the other non Muslims - 99.9% of them - charged with lighting fires in Oz. Can someone point me to them, please.
  14. Skani

    Australia and Climate Change

    Anyone who cares enough to read the articles will discover that they are not the views of journalists or some self annointed "expert" talking head but the detailed, often word for word, quotes from those who have been specialising in the areas for decades: not just the academics normally scorned by the pervading anti intellectualism of Australia, but those with boots on the ground, like the NSW Fire Commissioner, who have been doing the hard yards in fire fighting for 40 years.
  15. Skani

    Bottler

    You've got buckley's! Just admit gracious defeat and trot off to your Sky TV.
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