Yesterday the Bureau of Meteorology published its Annual Climate Statement 2013. Don’t be surprised to learn that it hasn’t been reported in the Murdoch media. And neither it should: it contains facts that counter the denialist claims often harped by its senior writers.
Australia boiled in 2013 yet the only references to the weather I can find on the front page of Murdoch’s news.com are that severe storms blanket the US in snow and that Canada is colder than Mars. Nice little stories, don’t you think, that shy away from what’s happening to the weather in Australia?
The Bureau’s Annual Climate Statement is too important to ignore. If the Murdoch media chose to conveniently ignore it then it is up to the independent media to disseminate it. I am producing it here in the hope that our readers do just that. The statement can be accessed through the…
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