It's something we hear a lot, and today one example hit home. In Carolyn Fry's book The Impacts Of Climate Change, she presents various maps - this one showed the severity of recent impacts. As an Australian, my eyes went straight there.
"The cost of inaction is greater than the cost of action"
One-third of Australia's income from grain was wiped out by the 2006 droughts - according to the Agricultural Bureau. As climate change brings longer drier droughts, i guess that's the sort of things that will happen more often.