Australia: Climate change puts alpine water at risk

AAP: Climate change is putting at risk alpine water that is worth close to $10 billion a year to the Australian economy and supports more than two million people. A new report released by Climate Change Minister Greg Combet on Monday warns the Australian Alps, reaching from Victoria to NSW and the ACT, are extremely vulnerable to rising global temperatures. The report estimates the average 9600 gigalitres of water generated by the Australian Alps catchments are worth as much as $9.6 billion a year......

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