Heat waves and climate change in action
On Tuesday, Lytton, B.C., recorded the hottest temperature in Canada's history: a whopping 49.5 C; and it might surpass that record again this week. Several other B.C. cities also set all-time highs.
Alberta is also beginning to face the brunt of this heat wave that has extended to the U.S. Pacific Northwest and Northern California.
Host Jayme Poisson talks to climate journalist, and founder of the weather service Currently, Eric Holthaus, about the global consequences of such extreme heat, and what it might take to mitigate it.