Video Period 24 minutes 50 seconds
Scientists say intense droughts, wildfires and heatwaves are the brand new actuality.
“Adapting to local weather change is not an choice. It’s an obligation.”
That’s the warning from France’s inexperienced transition minister as folks in Europe experience droughts, wildfires and heatwaves.
The European Drought Observatory has recorded water shortages on greater than half the continent. Meteorologists have warned this may very well be the worst drought in 500 years.
Temperature data have been damaged in lots of European international locations. Sizzling and dry circumstances are fanning the flames of wildfires in France, Spain and Portugal.
So how will we put together our cities and alter our behaviour to deal with excessive climate patterns?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Giulio Boccaletti – visiting senior fellow, Euro-Mediterranean Heart on Local weather Change
Clare Farrell – co-founder, Extinction Revolt
Ilan Kelman – professor of disasters and well being, College Faculty London