Australia swelters in heatwave and argues about energy future

As records tumble on east coast, politicians debate the energy mix they need to combat climate change and ensure supply

A long, hot summer in Australia is smashing weather records, with about a fifth of the country predicted to swelter in temperatures of more than 40C on Saturday.

The hottest days yet this summer are forecast for parts of New South Wales and Queensland, which have taken the brunt of a series of heatwaves in recent months.

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Source: Australia swelters in heatwave and argues about energy future | World news | The Guardian

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