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Australian Climate Madness

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

More of your money thrown at "climate change"

Another $10 million of Australian taxpayer dollars that could be far better spent on schools and hospitals is heading down the gurgler in pointless research into the "enormous health risks" of changing weather patterns, reports The Canberra Times:
Senator [Penny] Wong said Australians faced a range of risks, including higher rates of infectious diseases, an increase in bushfire-related injuries, and more heat-related death and illness. ''By 2020, the number of heat-related deaths in our capital cities is projected to double to 2300 a year, we are likely to see more food-safety related illness and dengue fever is likely to spread southwards,'' she said.

''We need to better understand the diversity of these health risks, who will be most vulnerable, and the action governments, individuals and communities can take to reduce the risks.''

Read it here.

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