From Venice to Sydney, Extreme Weather Fuels Climate Change Debate

November 19, 2019 09:49 PM
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In recent days the Italian city of Venice has suffered the worst flooding in 53 years – prompting a fierce debate among Italian politicians over whether man-made climate change is to blame. The same argument is taking place in Australia as wildfires fueled by soaring temperatures encroach on the city of Sydney. Henry Ridgwell reports on the extreme weather events that are stoking the climate debate.