IPCC report: Expect more extreme weather events, experts warn

Alex Crowe
Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 1 2022 - 9:24am, first published February 28 2022 - 10:00pm
Extreme flood events - like the one raging on Australia's east coast - will become more common because of global warming. Picture: Getty
Extreme flood events - like the one raging on Australia's east coast - will become more common because of global warming. Picture: Getty

The east coast flood emergency is the type of extreme weather event which would become more frequent as climate change worsens, according to authors of a major new report which has prompted warnings that time is running out to secure a "liveable future" for the planet.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.