Coal fires are a notorious risk for coalmines. In North America whole towns have had to be relocated because of fires that have been uncontrollable.”
6 March 2014? Vulnerable groups of people in South Morwell Australia were advised to temporarily relocate due to the danger of PM2.5 particles in 2014.
The golden toad was the first documented victim of global warming. We had killed it with our profligate use of coal-fired electricity and our oversize cars just as surely as if we had flattened its forest with bulldozers. It was as if, having experienced it, we did not recognize what happiness was.Tim Flannery
In our Gaian world, everything is connected to and influences everything else.Tim Flannery
Nothing in predictive climate science is more certain than the extinction of many of the world’s mountain-dwelling species.Tim Flannery
Kyoto questions the philosophies underpinning societies such as America and Australia, which cling to the myth of limitless growth.Tim Flannery
Some time this century, the day will arrive when the human influence on the climate will overwhelm all natural factors.Tim Flannery