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Heatwave made more than twice as likely by climate change, scientists find

Fingerprints of global warming clear, they say, after comparing northern Europe’s scorching summer with records and computer models — The heatwave searing northern Europe was made more than twice as likely by climate change, according to a rapid assessment by scientists. The result is preliminary but they say the signal of climate change is “unambiguous”. …

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Guest post: Unprecedented summer heat in Europe ‘every other year’ under 1.5°C of warming

Dr Andrew King is a climate scientist at the University of Melbourne and Dr Markus Donat is a climate scientist at the University of New South Wales — As summer gets underway in the northern hemisphere, much of Europe has already been basking in temperatures of 30°C and beyond. But while the summer sun sends …

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