Climate change and La Niña may bring severe floods to Australia

New Scientist: Queensland could face devastating floods rivalling those seen in 2010-11 in just a year`s time, as the effects of climate change and an impending La Niña weather event combine. La Niña brings warm water to the ocean around Queensland, and with it comes rain. Fresh research now shows that the effects of climate change made the flood-causing rains three times more likely that year. In 2010-11, Queensland suffered some of its worst flooding in a century. Some 35 people were killed, and so much......

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