Australia’s land and oceans continue to get hotter and our climate continues to change.

These are two of the findings in State of the Climate 2012, an updated summary of Australia’s long term climate trends released by the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO today.

CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark said the latest analysis painted a clear decade-to-decade picture of Australia’s climate while at the same time noting its highly variable nature from one year to the next.

The report is available on our website.

Video interviews and images are here.