1 Jul 2019

World Weather Hottest On Record

From Lately, 10:20 pm on 1 July 2019

With Europe sweltering under a heatwave of dangerously high record breaking temperatures, the chief scientist of the World Meteorological Organisation speaks with Karyn Hay about Earth experiencing its warmest years on record.

They talk about the increasing greenhouse concentration fueling global heat, and the issues of glacier retreat, sea level rise, ocean heat and the extreme weather which is forecast generations to come. 

French firefighters extinguish a fire after brushfire hit the countryside around Saint Gilles, on June 29, 2019

French firefighters extinguish a fire after brushfire hit the countryside around Saint Gilles, on June 29, 2019 Photo: AFP

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