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Australia Threatened by Climate Change Outlook

MARREE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: A file photo shows the sun shining on the outback landscape June 7, 2005 near Marree, Australia. An Australian Federal Government report has found that Australian coastal cities and tourist destinations are facing a much higher risk of the destructive effect of climate change resulting in severe storms. The report concludes that likely scenarios include the Australian continent warming by between 1 and 6 degrees by 2070, more droughts which could cut farm output by billions of dollars, tourism suffering from damage to reefs, rainforests and beaches and an increased risk of more tropical cyclones, and longer growing seasons, fewer frosts and higher rainfall in some areas which could help some agribusinesses but adversely affect others from less rainfall. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)
MARREE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: A file photo shows the sun shining on the outback landscape June 7, 2005 near Marree, Australia. An Australian Federal Government report has found that Australian coastal cities and tourist destinations are facing a much higher risk of the destructive effect of climate change resulting in severe storms. The report concludes that likely scenarios include the Australian continent warming by between 1 and 6 degrees by 2070, more droughts which could cut farm output by billions of dollars, tourism suffering from damage to reefs, rainforests and beaches and an increased risk of more tropical cyclones, and longer growing seasons, fewer frosts and higher rainfall in some areas which could help some agribusinesses but adversely affect others from less rainfall. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)
Australia Threatened by Climate Change Outlook
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Ian Waldie / Staff
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07 June, 2005
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