Sydney Permanent Drought Update

This drought may never break

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8 Responses to Sydney Permanent Drought Update

  1. Dave N says:

    Perhaps we should call David Jones our new idiot, though he has fierce competition from Flannery

  2. Mark Amey says:

    I was told by an alarmist back in November that there was no point discussing dams, as it would never rain again!! They never back down or apologise.

  3. Bob says:

    Davy Jones’s locker. We’re all gonna die. Meanwhile, hell on earth: no internet nor wi-fi;
    fossil fuels sheeps-wool beef and hamburger barbies – all banned by fiat. CO2 fizz in beer, coke, champagne and baking powder. The poisoning has to be stopped. Only then will the UN gods be satisfied.

  4. P.Prior says:

    Ofcourse patterns of temperature and rainfall change over time. Mankind should adapt to those changes, including learning from the experience of our ancestors. The increase in CO2 in the atmosphere has meant that there has been more energy in the understory of the bush and forests and so cleaning up the understory, as the natives of Australia used to do, is very important and it has been inadequately done. It would make sense to be able to store more of the rainfall on land but that requires a lot of investment. Instead of making that investment, money is wasted on foolish measures promoting unreliable renewables that are expensive. Dont worry the UK is worse, but it doesnt have the Bush.

  5. OldFogey says:

    Warragamba dam (Sydney’s main dam) which had been down to about 40% a few weeks ago is currently registering 81.2% (see We’ve had a lazy inch of rain today, with indications of more to come.

  6. pete says:

    that story was from 12 years ago..we should keep relative..

    • Gator says:

      The claim was 100% wrong, and that is relevant, because they are always wrong…

      List Of Doomsday Predictions That Alarmist Got Wrong:

      1967: Dire Famine Forecast By 1975
      1969: Everyone Will Disappear In a Cloud Of Blue Steam By 1989 (1969)
      1970: Ice Age By 2000
      1970: America Subject to Water Rationing By 1974 and Food Rationing By 1980
      1971: New Ice Age Coming By 2020 or 2030
      1972: New Ice Age By 2070
      1974: Space Satellites Show New Ice Age Coming Fast
      1974: Another Ice Age?
      1974: Ozone Depletion a ‘Great Peril to Life
      1976: Scientific Consensus Planet Cooling, Famines imminent
      1980: Acid Rain Kills Life In Lakes
      1978: No End in Sight to 30-Year Cooling Trend
      1988: Regional Droughts (that never happened) in the 1990s
      1988: Temperatures in DC Will Hit Record Highs
      1988: The Maldive Islands will Be Underwater by 2018 (they’re not)
      1989: Rising Sea Levels will Obliterate Nations if Nothing Done by 2000
      1989: New York City’s West Side Highway Underwater by 2019 (it’s not)
      2000: Children Won’t Know What Snow Is
      2002: Famine In 10 Years If We Don’t Give Up Eating Fish, Meat, and Dairy
      2004: Britain will Be Siberia by 2024
      2008: The Arctic will Be Ice Free by 2018
      2008: Climate Genius Al Gore Predicts Ice-Free Arctic by 2013
      2009: Climate Genius Prince Charles Says we Have 96 Months to Save World
      2009: UK Prime Minister Says 50 Days to ‘Save The Planet From Catastrophe’
      2009: Climate Genius Al Gore Moves 2013 Prediction of Ice-Free Arctic to 2014
      2013: Arctic Ice-Free by 2015
      2014: Only 500 Days Before ‘Climate Chaos’
      1968: Overpopulation Will Spread Worldwide
      1970: World Will Use Up All its Natural Resources
      1966: Oil Gone in Ten Years
      1970: Urban Citizens Will Require Gas Masks by 1985
      1970: Nitrogen buildup Will Make All Land Unusable
      1970: Decaying Pollution Will Kill all the Fish
      1970s: Killer Bees!
      1972: Oil Depleted in 20 Years
      1977: Department of Energy Says Oil will Peak in the 90s
      1980: Peak Oil In 2000
      1996: Peak Oil in 2020
      2002: Peak Oil in 2010
      2005: Manhattan Underwater by 2015
      2006: Super Hurricanes!

      Sorry, Experts… Sorry, Scientific Consensus… Only a fool comes running for the 42nd cry of wolf.

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