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As heatwave moves around the country, PM Abbott buries his head in the sand

Lee Rhiannon 15 Jan 2014

15 January 2014

After a week of sweltering heat and fires, rising temperatures are heading East and the impacts of global warming are being felt in Sydney, said the Australian Greens.

"2014 began with extraordinary temperatures and devastating fires. Just as we saw the destructive capacity of extreme weather events in the Blue Mountains last year, again we have witnessed the devastation of extreme heat and fires in Western Australia," said Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon.

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