Tag Archives Bushfires

Politicians with Shovels

One of the most irritating sights on the television news is that of a politician holding a shovel, possibly filling a sandbag during a flood, or shifting rubble after a mudslide. It is equally irritating to see politicians shifting rubble after a bushfire or even touring a bushfire region. We all know when we watch these broadcasts ...

Hottest Year on Record

All of those people who opposed the carbon tax and still oppose any laws to encourage more responsible environmental behaviour, might reflect on the high temperatures in Australia today and the long run of high temperatures throughout the country. The 2012/13 summer has been hottest on record. Temperatures in many states including Tasmania have been the hottest ...