Australia’s summers have been extended by half due to climate change pushing up temperatures in recent decades, scientists have found. As the country struggles to recover from the catastrophic wildfires that ripped through swathes of the southeast, a study highlighted a telling effect of the climate emergency. The hottest season is now on average a month longer than half a century ago, and effectively twice as long as winter, which has contracted by three weeks, the research found.
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