2010 was the hottest year on record and 13 of the world’s hottest years have all occurred in the past 15 years. Here in Australia our record rainfalls are also being attributed to climate change. These are some of the key messages from the latest State of the Climate report, released today by the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology.
So how can we have some of our coolest temperatures and global warming at the same time?
Catherine Zengerer speaks with Dr Rob Vertessy, Acting Director of the Bureau of Meteorology and CEO of the Climate Institute, John O’Connor.
This story first appeared on The Wire