Regarding the future, the assessment concludes that it is virtually certain that on a global scale hot
days become even hotter and occur more often. “For the high emissions scenario, it is likely that
the frequency of hot days will increase by a factor of 10 in most regions of the world”, said Thomas
Stocker the other Co-chair of Working Group I. “Likewise, heavy precipitation will occur more often,
and the wind speed of tropical cyclones will increase while their number will likely remain constant
“Nevertheless, there are many options for decreasing risk.”
Roger Jones examines The Australian’s misrepresentations and concludes:
On climate change, The Australian is behaving like the media equivalent of a fog machine. Its unreliable reporting should be avoided by those with an interest in factual scientific information.
He also has some comments on the way The Australian is relying on Benny Peiser.