Global heating 'off the charts' & heatwaves in SE Asia

Sunday, 26 May 2024 - 11:00am to Sunday, 23 June 2024 - 11:30am
Crowds shelter from sweltering sun in Asia

Over the last twelve months, scientists have been documenting a string of record breaking temperatures.

The global average between May 2023 and April 2024, reached a new record of 1.61 degrees Celsius above the 1850-1900 pre-industrial average.

While Australia has avoided some of that heat the last month, south east Asia has been in the grips of an extreme heatwave.

Jacob speaks to climate scientist Dr Linden Ashcroft, Filipino climate activist Jefferson Estela, and Research and Advocacy Staff at the Philippines Centre for Environmental Concerns, Kristine Joice Leray.

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