A natural disaster has been declared by the federal government of Australia after areas in the eastern portion of the country have received nearly a year's worth of rainfall in just a few days.
50,000 people in Sydney were ordered to evacuate after major floods. A year's worth of rain fell in 3 days. Hundreds of homes in Australia's biggest city are underwater. Some have been forced to abandon their homes to climate crisis-linked floods 4 times since last year.
British scouts told to stop calling NZ and Australia 'down under'
The run-ups in house prices in New Zealand, Australia and Canada during the pandemic make the pre-GFC increase in US house prices look distintictly ordinary - prices already falling in those countries, though this data from the OECD yet to catch up
Would the US be a more or less stable country if congress could replace the president at any point, UK/Australia style?
Here’s how this scene was viewed live in Australia. One of America’s closest and most dependable allies. Rendered speechless. Just watch.
I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. I am pledging a donation of $500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines. My heart goes out to our friends and family in Oz ❤️
The catastrophic fires in Australia are the latest example of the very real and very urgent consequences of climate change. It’s on us to stay focused and protect the one planet we’ve got for the next generation:
I say to those who are delaying action on climate change: Look at the blood-red sky and unbreathable air in Australia because of raging forest fires. Our futures are all connected. That is why we must bring the world together and enact a Green New Deal.
There was 1 mass shooting in Australia in 97. Laws were put in place & guns were bought back by the gov. How many mass shootings since? 0