Fenner in the News - We are seeing the very worst of our scientific predictions come to pass in these bushfires

3 January 2020

Climate Scientist Dr Joëlle Gergis asks if Earth system has now breached a tipping point in this opinion piece in The Guardian.

"As a climate scientist, the thing that really terrifies me is that weather conditions considered extreme by today’s standards will seem sedate in the future. What’s unfolding right now is really just a taste of the new normal.

At this point I could restate all the lines of scientific evidence that clearly show the links between human-caused climate change and the intensification of extreme weather conditions not just in Australia, but all over the world."

Read the full piece at The Guardian website.