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northern Athens after a flash flood struck the greek capital

Extreme global weather is ‘the face of climate change’ says leading scientist

Exclusive: Prof Michael Mann declares the impacts of global warming are now ‘playing out in real-time’ — The extreme heatwaves and wildfires wreaking havoc around the globe are “the face of climate change”, one of the world’s leading climate scientists has declared, with the impacts of global warming now “playing out in real time”. Climate …

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dried-out riverbank of elbe in magdeburg, eastern germany

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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reservoir in llwyn onn, uk

Climate change made 2018 European heatwave up to ‘five times’ more likely

A rapid assessment by scientists of the ongoing heatwave across northern Europe this summer has found that human-caused climate change made it as much as five times more likely to have occurred — The preliminary analysis, by a team of scientists at the World Weather Attribution network, uses data from seven weather stations in Ireland, …

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river kennet, england

Heatwave sees record high temperatures around world this week

From Europe to Africa, extreme and widespread heat raises climate concerns in hottest La Niña year to date on record — Record high temperatures have been set across much of the world this week as an unusually prolonged and broad heatwave intensifies concerns about climate change. The past month has seen power shortages in California …

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