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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Global Warming Bites the Wheels That Feed It

Massive floods in Australia this week as drenching rains follow hard on the heels of a decade-long drought known locally as "the Big Dry".

"Scientists predict such extreme weather events will increase both in intensity and frequency as the planet warms."

And so, here's the latest hit video from YouTube, in which an "inland tsunami" in the Queensland town of Toowoomba clears out the parking lot of a suburban office building.

Global warming bites the wheels that feed it:

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