Is climate change to blame for the heatwave in Europe? | Inside Story

Is climate change to blame for the heatwave in Europe? | Inside Story
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Temperatures have hit records in many countries in the old continent.

A heatwave has baked western Europe this week, with cities from France to the Netherlands seeing record-breaking temperatures.
In Germany, a new high forced the shutdown of a nuclear reactor after the water became too hot.
And with temperatures in the UK soaring past previous levels, its Met Office is warning heatwaves like this could become normal in two decades.
So if that’s right, is enough being done to prevent them?

Presenter: Richelle Carey

Guests
Nathan Thanki, co-coordinator of the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice
Tessa Kelly, Climate Change Coordinator at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Tom Matthews, Lecturer in Climate Science at the University there.

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