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Extreme heat: What it means and how social media is reacting

It’s really hot in a lot of places. That’s dangerous, especially for countries like the U.K. that aren’t used to these high temperatures.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with journalist and former weather anchor Femi Oke about how social media users are talking about the extreme heat sweeping the globe — and how climate change makes more of these conditions more likely.

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