Australia debate over climate change heats up

As environmentalists raise alert over extreme heat, prime minister rejects idea that climate change is to blame.

The south of Australia has seen almost a week of temperatures in the forties.

The weather is exceptional, but is climate change to blame?

Australia’s new government does not think so, but many accuse it of denying the science behind the soaring temperatures.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Melbourne.

Source: Al Jazeera