Climate change: Record temperatures could become the ‘new normal’

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Last year was the UK’s third warmest on record with a highest temperature of 37.8 Celsius recorded in July.

The Royal Meteorological Society says such highs could become the new normal, regardless of whether global temperatures are limited to a rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile another group of scientists says the Arctic is now the “ground zero” of climate change, and is calling for drastic action.

Sky’s Climate Change Correspondent Hannah Thomas-Peter reports.

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