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Heat Wave

A heat wave is an extended time interval of abnormally and uncomfortably hot and unusually humid weather. It is an extended period of above normal warm temperatures sources: Florida Hazards Watch; WMO

Australian agriculture needs to adapt, not simply shift, to meet climate change

15 Oct 2014, Reuters; TRF

Sooner or later, Australia is going to run out of places to shift agricultural production to avoid the harsh effects of climate change. Australia's flagship scientific body said that it is therefore critical for companies to consider both mitigation and adaption measures now...



Number of heat-wave occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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