Archive for February 9th, 2009

Australian Fires

Today I read that around 150 people have been killed in the bush fires in Australia. Some gruesome stories and some frightening pictures.

Australia is currently in the middle of a drought and now record temperatures in Victoria on the one hand and flooding in Queensland on the other. On the other side of the globe, the UK is having its heaviest snow in two decades and temperatures way below zero and here in Israel we are having our worst drought on record with about a third of our expected annual rainfall after several previous exceptional dry years.

Is this what they were warning us about global warming?

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