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‘If the world ends in 2100, we’re probably OK’

There’s a myopia in the climate discourse today. “Everyone is focused on what happens by 2100. But that’s only 2 generations from today. It’s like: If the world ends in 2100 we’re probably OK!” says Professor Richard Zeebe of the University of Hawai’i. “But It’s very clear that over a longer timescale there will be much bigger changes.”…

 

The mystery of the expanding tropics

Severe droughts over the past 20 years in Australia have taken a toll on farmers, who struggle to keep livestock and crops healthy.

Severe droughts over the past 20 years in Australia have taken a toll on farmers, who struggle to keep livestock and crops healthy.

One spring day in 2004, Qiang Fu was poring over atmospheric data collected from satellites when he noticed an unusual and seemingly inexplicable pattern. In two belts on either side of the equator, the lower atmosphere was warming more than anywhere else on Earth. Fu, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington in Seattle, was puzzled…

 

Building resilience in business

TO CLOSE or not to close – that is the big question. With news that Masters and several other businesses are shutting their doors in Toowoomba for good, it makes us all consider the implications of this on our community, and also the reasons behind the closures. Small business makes up approximately 97% of local business and is the core of every industry sector…

 

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