I AM feeling the heat and hope that Mr Abbott soon will too.
I am referring to climate change and the fact we are all suffering from increases in summer temperatures and in the frequency of heat waves.
The Climate Council has released an interim report on Australian heatwaves — showing heatwaves in Australia are more frequent, hotter and are lasting longer because of climate change.
It says the duration and frequency of heatwaves increased between 1971 and 2008, and the hottest days have become hotter.
Analysis of the latest heatwave data by climate scientists indicates that Australians can expect more such heatwaves as global warming takes hold, according to a new report by the Climate Council.
Mr Abbott, your silence is deafening. In opposition you were verbose, now nothing.
Feeling the heat? I certainly hope so.
— KAREN BOWLEY,
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