WATCH: Feeling the heat?

21.12.16 By
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Millions of Australians are feeling the heat today, with Sydney and Adelaide forecast to reach temperatures of 36°C, and Melbourne not far behind on 34°C.

It’s a scorcher, and our new video reveals there’s plenty more to come thanks to climate change.

As 2016 hurtles towards becoming the hottest year on record, the path to tackling climate change is becoming ever more urgent.

Share our video to help shift the heat onto our leaders for stronger climate action. We need to cut fossil fuel emissions rapidly to protect ourselves from worsening extreme weather events.

In the meantime, here are some tips for staying cool this summer. Stay safe!