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Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads

Added: 18.08.2019 16:26 | 17 views | 0 comments

A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.


Europe braces for another heatwave as forecasters predict record-breaking temperatures this week

Added: 17.08.2019 17:21 | 11 views | 0 comments

The rise in extreme weather, which has been linked to climate change, has made the wildfire season in Europe longer and more dangerous.

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Last month was the hottest June ever recorded — as climate groups warn of an 'ecological emergency'

Added: 17.08.2019 17:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

The global average temperature was 0.1 degrees Celsius warmer than the previous June record, set in 2016.

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| How to build a climate-proof home that never floods

Added: 17.08.2019 7:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Netherlands has found an ingenious way to combat rising water – build housing that does the same
Could climate change-resistant homes help solve the housing crisis? The Met Office’s conclusion was unequivocal. There is “no doubt” climate change played a role in the record-breaking temperatures that fried the UK and northern Europe last month.
But there was an irony in this year’s latest heatwave too. The scorching heat that sparked fears of buckled train tracks and made many of us yearn for rain was a symptom of a gradual shift that isn’t just raising temperatures but is making flooding more likely too.

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The Real Hurdle at Tokyo’s Olympic Test Events: The Heat

Added: 17.08.2019 2:16 | 36 views | 0 comments

The heat is on as Tokyo faces extreme temperatures during test events a year out from the 2020 Olympic Games.

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California woman sentenced to a year in jail for dumping puppies in recycling bin

Added: 16.08.2019 2:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

A California woman was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after she admitted she tossed a bag of seven 3-day-old puppies into a recycling bin in sweltering temperatures.


Scientists Confirm July Was Hottest Month Recorded In Human History

Added: 16.08.2019 0:48 | 22 views | 0 comments

Scientists have confirmed July was officially the hottest month ever measured by humans on Earth, The Independent reports. Meteorologists had earlier released preliminary data suggesting the record had been broken, leading to warnings about the urgency required to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis. But the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Thursday that July was 0.95C (1.7F) degrees warmer than the 20th century average for the month and had narrowly topped the previous record set in 2016, by 0.03C. Temperatures have been recorded every year since 1880. July 2019 was about 1.2C (4F) warmer than the pre-industrial era, according to the data. Scientists...

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July was Earth's hottest month on record

Added: 15.08.2019 21:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

July 2019 is now officially the hottest month on record. The average global temperature last month was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday.


July 2019 was hottest month on record for the planet

Added: 15.08.2019 18:08 | 13 views | 0 comments

Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July, as temperatures soared to new heights in the hottest month ever recorded. The record warmth also shrank Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to historic lows.

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