Cairns Flooding

Cairns is a Tropical City Cairns is a tropical city, with a dry season and a wet. Cairns Floods of 1977 Flood Maps Maps are readily available showing areas of Cairns that are flood prone and need to be evacuated during natural disasters. South Cairns has a fairly good degree of flood immunity. However, inner… Continue reading Cairns Flooding

Champion of the Underdog Socialist Podcast

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Champion of the Underdog Podcasts include eco-socialist readings, discussions and ideas for a better world. Champion of the Underdog is a socialist podcast narrated by Rob Pyne. Readings come from numerous progressive publications, such as Counterpunch, The Progressive, Jacobin, Red Flag and the Green Left. This socialist podcast drawers on the Marxist tradition and offers… Continue reading Champion of the Underdog Socialist Podcast

King Tides and Climate Change

King Tides and Sea Level Rise in Cairns 2021

King Tides and Climate Change have become survival issues for the world’s coastal cities. I live in the tropical city of Cairns. A pacific rim city in the Far North of Australia. As a result, Cairns is a very low-lying city. Consequently, it is highly vulnerable to salt water inundation from sea-level rise.