Melbourne’s heat will be a killer, climate change report says

Herald Sun: MELBOURNE'S water supply could be reduced by 35 per cent and the number of extreme hot days could triple, according to the latest Government report on the danger of climate change. Victorians also are being warned that global warming could slash the ski season by up to 96 per cent, under an extreme scenario of rising carbon emissions with increased warming and decreased rainfall. The number of heat-related deaths could reach 1318 a year; beef, dairy, sheep and wheat production would decline......

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