Latest Climate of Australia Stories

2010-02-08 08:30:00

According to scientists on Sunday, a drought that has been ongoing in the southwestern region of Australia for more than 30 years has been linked to higher snowfall in East Antarctica, a phenomenon that may be tied to global warming.

2009-08-26 08:58:17

New research announced at the international Water in a changing climate science conference in Melbourne 24-28 August, implicates pollution from Asia, Europe and North America as a contributor to recent Australian rainfall changes.

2009-03-30 08:00:00

BEIJING, March 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- LightInTheBox.com's (http://www.LightInTheBox.com ) office turned their lights off from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on March 28th, in support of the Earth Hour global campaign.

2009-03-27 12:48:00

Observance Supports Global Effort to Conserve Energy, Address Climate Change HARRISBURG, Pa., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The lights on the Capitol Dome will go dark for one hour beginning at 8:30 p.m.

2009-03-28 10:45:00

Beginning at 8:30 pm local time on Saturday, somewhere around a billion people living in the world's major cities are being invited to turn off their lights for "Earth Hour."

2009-03-12 07:00:00

CAPITOL RECORDS TOWER, EL CAPITAN THEATRE, LAX PYLONS, CITY HALL, SANTA MONICA FERRIS WHEEL JOIN STEERING COMMITTEE AND OTHER PARTNERS TO "VOTE EARTH" LOS ANGELES, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- From the famed Capitol Records Tower, to the Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel, hundreds of L.A.'s most recognizable landmarks have committed to turning out their lights for Earth Hour on Saturday, March 28th at 8:30 p.m.

2008-09-02 13:20:00

The Australian government's top water official said on Tuesday that drought in Australia's main food growing region of the Murray-Darling river system has worsened, with water inflows over the past two years at an all-time low.

2008-07-11 09:00:31

By Kathy Marks The drought in Australia's main food bowl, the Murray-Darling Basin, has worsened, with record low inflows into the river system in June and an even gloomier situation predicted for the coming months.

2008-03-30 06:45:00

Cities around the world turned out their lights for sixty minutes Saturday for “Earth Hour”, a global campaign to highlight the threat of climate change. In all, hundreds of cities in 35 different countries participated in the event.

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Precipitation Record For Spokane WA Area First Six Months Of 2012
2012-07-01 11:32:28

January 2012: Started out dry as the area only received 1.06in of rainfall which is about .76in below normal leading to an annual deficit of .76in. February 2012: Followed in January’s footsteps as being dry again; the area got only .99in of rainfall which lead to the annual deficit becoming 1.01in. March 2012: The area received a nice welcoming 3.29in of rainfall on the month which is about 1.92in above normal and brought the annual amount back to a positive 1.08in. April 2012:...

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