Tagged: BOM

Too Hot: Australia’s big heat breaking records - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jan 09, 2013

Australia is gripped by a massive heatwave, records are tumbling and fires are burning across the continent. I’m not going to attempt a comprehensive post on the subject — events are moving too fast — but I would like to note a few things. The Bureau of Meteorology forecast chart above (courtesy of Watching The [...] … Read More

Song of the Australian scientists - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 14, 2011

Australian scientists have begun a push back against climate denial. Over at the excellent The Conversation site (a hugely interesting experiment in bringing academic expertise to the news cycle), Stephan Lewandowsky and a long list of prominent Australian academics have kicked off a series of articles “from the nation’s top minds on the science behind [...] … Read More

New Aussie state of the climate snapshot: NZ needs one too - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 17, 2010

Australia’s CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology have released a State of the Climate report [PDF], a succinct six page effort designed to provide the Aussie public with an overview of how their climate has been changing, and how it is expected to change in the future. Headlines (from the media release): Highly variable rainfall across the [...] … Read More