A Heat Wave in the Coldest Place on Earth

As COVID-19 has dominated the media lately, it seems we have forgotten about the ongoing impacts of climate change. Antarctica has just recorded an unprecedented heat wave of 20.75 degrees Celsius. Some Australian scientists spent the summer in Antarctica observing these temperatures first and the effect this heatwave has had first hand. Even though Antarctica is heavily isolated it has many world wide impacts, so what does this recorded heat wave mean for the rest of the world?

We were joined by one of these researchers, Dr Diana King, from the University of Wollongong.

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