re: a lot of pressure on Sony now ... part-II

Started Jan 31, 2014 | Discussions thread
Tom Caldwell Forum Pro • Posts: 36,759
Re: The ergonomics (OT)

Mike Fewster wrote:

Hi Tom

Yes, it sure is hot. This is our third spell like this this season. Normally we only get one spell approaching this every few years. And we haven't even reached the time of the year that we expect to be the hottest. The climate change forecasts have been precisely correct. We are just leaving the sun spot cool cycle and entering the warmer drier cycle so what it will be like down here in summer in another 5 years doesn't bear thinking about.


We have been getting low 20's to the occasional day just over 30C with cool sea breezes almost daily.  Just about perfect for people.  But we are normally a high rainfall area over summer.  We have had three very dry winters in a row, this last one the driest.  Now we are going through what seems to be the driest summer that I can remember.  Our dam is usually full by Christmas but did not get there this year and we have only had a little light rain since, not enough to run off.  Another dry winter will not go down well.  Luckily I don't have to rely on farming for a living.  What is going on out west from here does not bear thinking about, I think we must be in for a motza of a drought.

It could be cyclical but if it is that then it surely is a bad cycle, but there is no doubt in my mind also that climate change has its sticky fingers all over it.

(Brightens) there is a cyclone approaching North Queensland - I hope it spares them the destruction but the tail end brings us some needed rain.

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