The burning question in a warming world

The burning question in a warming world
Locals run from a wildfire in Turkey during record high temperatures in Europe and Asia. (Image: Getty)
Warren Couillault
Large parts of Europe have been sweltering in an intense and prolonged period of extreme heat over the past few weeks. On the other side of the planet, here in New Zealand, snow on the ski fields has been elusive this season.In Europe, we're seeing wildfires, droughts, desertification, and some heat-related deaths. Scientists and climate experts constantly remind us that extreme weather events will increase because of climate change. As we enter an El Niño weather cycle, more heat records will likely be broken. 'Ge...

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