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Australia’s shortage of climate scientists puts country at serious risk, report find

drought-affected soil
Men inspecting drought-affected soil. Farmers are among those left at serious risk by Australia’s shortage of climate scientists, a new report says. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Climate science workforce needs to grow by 77 positions over the next four years, according to report prompted by CSIRO redundancies

August 2, 2017 — Australia has a critical shortage of climate scientists, leaving it at serious risk of not delivering essential climate and weather services to groups like farmers, coastal communities and international organisations, a report has found. Continue reading Australia’s shortage of climate scientists puts country at serious risk, report find