Australia: High price of Melbourne’s hot weather

Sydney Morning Herald: The costs will be borne through transport delays, increased energy demand, health impacts and increased mortality, anti-social behaviour, and impacts on plants and animals. Photo: Andy Zakeli HOT weather in Melbourne is set to cost the city on average $46.5 million a year to the middle of the century, unreleased economic research has found. The study commissioned by Melbourne City Council, undertaken by consultancy AECOM, found projected total costs for 2011-2051 for the Melbourne municipality......

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