According to Dr Rob Vertessy, the outgoing Bureau of Meteorogly Chief Executive, Australia is looking down the barrel of “perilous” water security in the future, mainly as a result of climate change. Despite this dire state of affairs, the Government is considering cutting the budgets to a number of water programs and the CSIRO has recently halved its investment in climate projects.
“Water shortage is a problem and climate change is going to be intensifying the drought and flood cycle,” Dr Vertessy said, who went on to note that demand for water is rapidly increasing.
Australia faces a really perilous water security challenge in the future. “Reservoirs in the Murray-Darling basin are now close to their lowest levels since the Millennium Drought and Tasmania is also facing serious issues”, Dr Vertessy told the Media on Friday 29th April 2016, his final day as the Bureau’s chief.
“Unless we start slowing down our [greenhouse gas] emissions and really mitigating them completely in the next few decades, there’s going to be a lot of environmental shocks to the planet,” Dr Vertessy said. Human societies and ecosystems “are being pushed to the edge of sustainability”.
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