Expansion of the Territory’s gas and fracking industries is “incompatible with achieving net zero emissions”, says the Climate Council in new report. Pictured is a solar farm in Townsville, Queensland. Photo by Sam Lumley.
UPDATED 25 November 2019, 1.40pm. Minister Wakefield's response.
The tourism industry is both the most vulnerable and one of the least prepared for the impacts of climate change, says a think tank report released today. It predicts for The Centre 100 days above 35°C every year, 19 days more than now, and by 2090, more than 160 days. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE from the report: “Field of Light” installation by artist Bruce Munro in Yulara.