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Can Geoengineering Save Australia?

Australia’s “worst flood disaster in living memory” threatens to swamp Brisbane, the country’s third-biggest city, reports The Australian. “It might be breaking our hearts at the moment,” said Queensland Premier Anna Bligh. “It won’t break our will.” While floods hit northeastern Australia, southern Australia has been suffering through the worst drought in its history, one […]

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Record floods swamp Australia’s northeast

Large parts of Australia’s coastal northeast disappeared under floodwaters on Sunday in a spreading disaster that has brought some of the highest floods on record and forced thousands from their homes. Queensland State Treasurer Andrew Fraser described the floods as a “disaster of biblical proportions” and said the ultimate cost would exceed A$1 billion (1.02 […]

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