What's causing the current heatwave? | Inside Story

Europe, North America, China are baking in record-breaking heatwaves.
In New Delhi it's already hit 49 degrees this year, 12 above the average.
The heat has brough wildfires.
In the UK people are bracing for temperatures to hit forty degrees celcius for the first time.
And a scorching heatwave is fueling more than 30 blazes in Spain and Portugal.
France is on its highest state of alert for extreme temperatures.
In Morocco firefighters have been sent to remote mountain forests in the north.
Is this all down to climate change?
And is it too late to do anything about it?

Presenter: Bernard Smith


Stephen Cornelius, deputy practice leader for climate change and energy at World Wildlife Fund International.
Nigel Arnell, climate scientist and professor in the department of meteorology at University of Reading.
Stefan Doerr, professor for wildlife science at Swansea University.

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