Doomsday draws near:
The planet has just five years to avoid disastrous global warming, says the Federal Government’s chief scientist. Prof Penny Sackett yesterday urged all Australians to reduce their carbon footprint.
Sackett – now the former chief scientist – issued her five-year warning four years, 10 months and 24 days ago.
The risk of severe winters in Europe and northern Asia has been doubled by global warming, according to new research.
The science is unsettled, as usual.