I’m Blair Trewin. I’m a climate scientist with the Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne, and I work with long-term observed historic datasets. The Bureau has been a world leader in the development of long-term climate datasets. There are many areas where we’ve been a pioneer, especially daily datasets which are suitable for analysing extremes. The
[MUSIC] July 2016 was the hottest July ever recorded. Same with June. And also May. April, though… April was also the hottest April. In fact, every month going back to October 2015 has been the hottest since 1880. Cue the Nelly. It’s hard to argue Earth isn’t heating up. Because… unless you have a neck
Angela: Good afternoon everyone, welcome to our State of the Climate webinar. For those joining us for the first time welcome and for anyone who joined us for our webinars before welcome back. Today we’ll be giving you an in-depth look at the most recent State of the Climate Report released in late 2018 by
The Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO play an important role in monitoring, analysing and communicating observed changes in Australia’s climate. This is our fourth State of the Climate report. The report focuses on observations and data which show how the climate is changing. Since 1910, Australia and the surroundingoceans have warmed by around one degree.