Australia on Fire: Record-Shattering Heat, Wildfires Engulf World’s Largest Exporter of Coal

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/1/9/australia_on_fire_record_shattering_heat

Two new colors have been added to Australia’s weather maps to show temperatures exceeding 122 degrees Fahrenheit in the country’s fiercest heat wave in more than 80 years. Wildfires are raging through Australia’s six states, including in Tasmania where some 50,000 acres of forests and farmland have been destroyed. We go to Sydney to speak with Anna Rose, co-founder and chair of Australian Youth Climate Coalition. [includes rush
transcript] …(more).

Filed under Climate Change, Anna Rose

Guest:

Anna Rose, co-founder and chair of Australian Youth Climate Coalition. She is the author of Madlands: A Journey to Change the Mind of a Climate Sceptic.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
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