As Australia prepares for new weather extremes, political opposition mounts
Australia is no stranger to extremes. The country has long experienced extreme heat, prolonged drought and severe wildfires. It's about to get worse. In the coming decade and beyond, the nation should gird itself for even more extremes caused by climate change, say the authors of a new report from the country's Climate Commission, an independent body of experts appointed to report on what climate change will mean for the nation.