LORENA ALLAM and NICK EVERSHED.- Too hot for humans? First Nations people fear becoming Australia’s first climate refugees.

Aboriginal people in Alice Springs say global  heating threatens their survival.The town has had 55 days of above 40C in the year to July 2019. Central Australian outstations are running out of water. Poor quality housing in town camps cannot be cooled effectively. Indigenous leaders fear extreme heat will cause an influx of internal refugees.

See the following link to The Guardian of 18 December 2019 for this ominous prospect.

Photos are by Mike Bowers.



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