Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Just One Cost Of Inaction

"The cost of inaction is greater than the cost of action"
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.

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.

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