On Friday, Chobham Common in Surrey burst into flames, with fire spreading over 140 hectares of countryside. Residents were evacuated from their homes and roads were closed. The fire reached Wentworth Golf Club. This heatwave has brought record high temperatures to Italy and Spain. Southern France and California are ablaze.

2020 is squaring up to be the hottest year ever recorded in the UK, and whilst temperatures of 35ºC and over have been seen in other years for one or two days, it is unprecedented that they continue as they are doing right now, over several days.

Climate breakdown has…

Sue Roberts

For a Sustainable Future

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