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Hello @ScottMorrisonMP. We wanted to have a holiday this week too. It was paid for long ago before we were financially broken by this #drought, devastated at the death of so many of our beautiful animal companions, heartbroken at the sale of others (for a pittance), exhausted by
The unrelenting #dry and watching the river drop by inches a day. Once that water is gone (the river has stopped flowing for the first time in recorded history) then we, the animals, the #platypus, bass, eels & turtles will all die. We can't afford to truck in water where we are
And then there were the fires. 3 days of frantic preparation before we fought them from the north. We lost all our beautiful ancient #rainforest and native bush. We were on 'watch and act' for over a month as the fire raged to the west, helicopters over us daily. We live in thick
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By 2029, droughts won't last for weeks or months anymore.

They'll last for years.
Droughts, particularly in the Global South, will last anywhere from 6 months to 5 whole years.


We must put a stop to imperial attitudes of Global North governments.
2°C - 3°C is possible by the end of the 2020s.

That's terrifying.

#Drought #WaterScarcity

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DĂ©ficit en eau affectant l'agriculture en France @Departement63 Puy-de-Dome

* Réduction de la production de lait {+ 1L au lieu de + 4L début saison printanière}
* 66% plus bas prod. de céréales
* Appel Ă  adapter la CAP au changement climatique
@CopernicusEMS Combined #Drought Indicator (CDI) - sécheresse des sols [] - indique:

* sécheresse hivernale '17 en FR/ES/PRT
* sécheresse estivale '18 de juillet à décembre dans l'UE
* '17/4, '18/4: + - pas de sécheresse <-> '19/4: FR/ES/Balkans
SĂ©cheresse des sols en @auvergnerhalpes en ligne avec analyse DREAL de mars []:

* Déficit presque partout en region comparé avec 1981-2010
* +- 40% Allier/Puy-de-DĂ´me/nord de la Loire
* > 50% sur une partie des Limagnes
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Water deficit affecting agriculture in France's @Departement63 Puy-de-Dome

* Reduced milk prod. {+1L instead +4L start spring season}
* 66 % lower grain prod.
* Call to adapt Common Agriculural Policy to climate change

Viz below ↓
@CopernicusEMS Combined #Drought Indicator (CDI) - to indicate agricultural *soil drought* [] - learns:

* winter drought '17 in FR/ES/PRT
* summer drought '18 lasting from July to December in EU
* '17/4, '18/4 : +- no drought <-> '19/4 : FR/ES/Balkans
Soil drought in @auvergnerhalpes in line with March DREAL analysis []:

* Deficit almost everywhere in region compared with 1981-2010
* +- 40% Allier / Puy-de-DĂ´me / North of the Loire
* > 50% in part of Limagnes
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Ah, the #EuropeanParliamentElection knocks at the door! Let’s see who is #campaigning for what…In #Italy, a #rightwingcoalition calls for a #guaranteedincome, #largerpensions, and resistance to the heavy-handed #austerityprograms enforced by the #EuropeanUnion.
In #France, some #rightwinggroups champion #fight against #climatechange, decry #exploitation of #foreignworkers, growing #economicinequality. What about the #centerright and #centerleft parties? #Polls show they will lose their #majority, and the Euroskeptics bag 30+% of seats.
However, #Euroskeptic, like #populist, is a term that obscures more than it reveals. #Spain’s leftist #Podemos isn’t likely to break bread with #Italy’s rightist #NorthernLeague-#M5S, but both are considered #Euroskeptic. Some are really #wolves but wear #sheepskins.
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My town #Coonabarabran #Coona sits in NW of #NSW . Just North is the #Pilliga forest, to south & west #WarrumbungleNatPark & #SidingSpringObservatory. Rich farmlands surround it. But it is under threat from #climatebreakdown #schoolstrike4climate
#Coona district is in severe #drought & #waterstress our council Dam is so low that new bores had to be sunk for town’s supply. Farming families are worn down with feeding stock & stress. Paddocks are baked dry #climatebreakdown is reality #SchoolStrike4Climate
In our gardens, forests and farms trees are dying as we face our second #autumn in drought. We are reliant on bore water from the #GreatArtesianBasin to survive #climatebreakdown is a daily reality. #SchoolStrike4climate
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Short lap. Check out the horn on that caterpillar, though!
I was gonna start a 🦆 party hashtag, but there was some weird stuff associated with that. Seriously, always check before you start a hashtag.
There was some serious jostling and splashing going on. My guess is it’s the feisty young adults, testing their feathers.
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