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#MichaelMann telling the truth👀😳 on what happens at 2°C + #TellTheTruth #ExtinctionRebellion #ClimateScientists #RapidGlobalWarming
Mann also simply explains why Australia is a Climate Canary.. it's already barely on the edge b4 Global Warming started amping up.
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The rain event that flooded Lismore collapsed landscapes.
It shattered hillsides. Roads broke apart and fell down valleys.
Hillsides fell on houses.

This thread gives a glimpse of the cost of inaction on #ClimateDisruption

For every 1°C of #GlobalWarming, the atmosphere holds an additional 7% water vapour. The extra heat (energy) means more extreme events.

On Tuntable Creek Rd, a neighbour measured 810mm. That’s 32 inches.

This is our road.

#nswpol #auspol
These impacts are across the whole Northern Rivers.
This is a landscape collapse event.
The word ‘flood’ does not describe what happened here.

Images in this thread were captured by many people & shared on social media

#nswpol #auspol #LismoreFloods

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.@ScottMorrisonMP has declared parts of flood-stricken New South Wales and Queensland a national emergency. It comes as the Prime Minister was met by a swarm of angry protesters while on tour of the disaster zone. #auspol #7NEWS
.@ScottMorrisonMP has promised to open the cheque book and cut red tape for business and welfare support following a backlash over the federal government's approach to devastating flooding across Queensland and NSW. #NSWfloods #auspol #7NEWS
Prime Minister @ScottMorrisonMP has toured Lismore, declaring the floods an unprecedented national emergency while increasing disaster payments for victims from $1,000 to $3,000. #NSWfloods #7NEWS
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This #iwd I’d like to shout out my mum, who lives on the GC, has spent three days delivering hot food and supplies to the northern rivers, & who plans on going back tomorrow. With permission these are some of her observations from being down in #Lismore, Murwillumbah & Coraki a🧵
2/ “We delivered this and more food yesterday. The green portable Bain marie is on loan and keeps food warm for 8 hours. 3 people cried yesterday and so many said they only realised yesterday they do need help and the gesture of feeding them a hot cooked meal meant so much.
3/ Last night some friend drove 2 hrs to my place and helped prep food til 2 am. I'm so tired I just woke up and I know I'll go in the kitchen and everything will be cooked or cooking ready to go to coraki. I think I'll sleep more while they drive down. 3 large 4wds full of
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Manly Dam: "Today we are issuing another evacuation order for the area around the Manly does affect about 200 homes and 8,000 residents. The dam is currently spilling. But, I am informed by the engineers that the dam itself is safe" - @NSWSES Carlene York. #7NEWS Image
An Amber Alert has been issued for the Manly Dam after water began overtopping following a heavy downpour. People below Manly Dam have been told by the @NSWSES to prepare to evacuate. #NSWfloods #7NEWS Image
Manly Creek has burst its banks after water began topping over the Manly Dam today. Jet skiers were seen powering through the flood waters in Passmore Reserve after an Amber Alert was issued for the dam. #NSWfloods #7NEWS Image
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The footage of the floods in NSW is just stunning. It's all so reminiscent of the 2019/20 bushfires, except now it's happening in the tail-end of a pandemic and the start of a war.

Climate change both intensifies and interacts with the consequences of pre-existing natural threats.

In Australia, a catastrophic failure in leadership to acknowledge existing trends and work to prevent this in the future is its own crisis.....…
Manly:… #SydneyStorm #NSWFloods
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