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CSIRO says climate change and poor planning could cost Australia over $1 trillion

10 Dec 2014, ABC

'Severe storms, for instance, have been hitting Sydney a lot in the last few weeks and have been causing a lot of damage. You don't have to think about climate change to think about how you would reduce your vulnerability to those sorts of storms or flash flooding'...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1992 7,000,000
Extreme temp. 1993 3,000,500
Storm 1994 2,500,104
Extreme temp. 1994 1,000,034
Extreme temp. 1995 500,100
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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