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Inside Australia’s climate emergency: the killer heat

Australia is heating faster than the global average, and extreme heat days are on the rise.

Doctors say there’s clear evidence that it’s killing people prematurely

  • The Guardian

Patricia and Norman Frank say extreme heat is changing the daily lives of people who have lived on the land for generations.

The siblings are traditional owners from Tennant Creek in the heart of the Northern Territory outback.

The region around Tennant Creek is one of the hottest parts of Australia.

On the day the Guardian visited, it was 41C — but that’s mild compared to the hottest day last year, which…

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