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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-16/a ... er/5202272The report says heat records are now happening three times more often than cold records, and that the number of hot days across Australia has "more than doubled".
He said: “To a degree I don’t think it matters whether it’s climate change or whether it’s part of the cycle we normally see in weather, we’ve got to deal with the consequences.”
But too little public spending is a small part of the problem. It is dwarfed by another factor, which has been overlooked in discussions in the media and statements by the government: too much public spending.
Vast amounts of public money, running into billions, are spent every year on policies that make devastating floods inevitable.
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