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People take shelter from the heat in Spain, on 12 July 2023.

Record-breaking 2023 heat events are ‘not rare anymore’ due to climate change

The intense heatwaves that have been engulfing the US, China and southern Europe in July 2023 are “not rare anymore” in our current climate, a ne...Read More

Attribution| Jul 25. 2023.
A person pours tap water into a plastic bottle at the Main Square in Krakow, Poland, on 19 June 2022.

Heat-related deaths ‘56% higher among women’ during record-breaking 2022 European summer

导致超过61000人死亡searing heat across Europe in the summer of 2022, according to a new study. The summer of 2022 was Eur...Read More

Heatwaves| Jul 11. 2023.
Montage of newspapers by Joe Goodman for Carbon Brief.

Media reaction: Canada’s wildfires in 2023 and the role of climate change

Hundreds of wildfires have been burning across Canada in what has been called an “unprecedented” start to the nation’s fire season. Huge clo...Read More

Wildfires| Jun 9. 2023.
Emilia Romagna region submerged in water days after heavy flood, Ravenna, Italy.

Climate change had no ‘significant’ impact on northern Italy floods in May 2023

Climate change did not have a “significant” impact on the likelihood or intensity of recent “devastating” rainfall and flooding in a norther...Read More

Attribution| May 31. 2023.
A man is seen at a near-empty 'La Malagueta beach' during an unusual heat wave on 26 April 2023.

Western-Mediterranean heatwave ‘almost impossible’ without climate change

The extreme heatwave that swept across Spain, Portugal, Morocco and Algeria in April 2023 was “at least 100 times more likely” due to climate cha...Read More

Attribution| May 5. 2023.
Pastoralist Ali Hacho Ali looks at the carcass of his dead cows in Mandera region, Kenya, on 1 September 2022.

Deadly drought in Horn of Africa ‘would not have happened’ without climate change

Deadly drought in the Horn of Africa, which has left tens of millions of people without food, “would not have [happened] at all” without human-ca...Read More

Attribution| Apr 27. 2023.
A man lies on a sidewalk during a heatwave in Portland, Oregon, U.S, on 11 August 2021.

Unprecedented heat extremes ‘could occur in any region globally’

Developing countries that have avoided record-breaking heat for many decades are the least prepared for future “exceptional” heatwaves, new resea...Read More

Heatwaves| Apr 25. 2023.
Areas of record heat temperatures over the past 10 years and global population density. Credit: Carbon Brief.

Analysis: Half the global population saw all-time record temperatures over past decade

更频繁和剧烈的高温是t之一he major impacts of climate change. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change�...Read More

Heatwaves| Apr 24. 2023.
Floods caused by Cyclone Gabrielle in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Heavy rainfall from New Zealand’s Cyclone Gabrielle ‘more common on warmer planet’

Heavy rainfall events comparable to the intense downpour that hit New Zealand in February 2023 during Cyclone Gabrielle are four times more frequent ...Read More

Attribution| Mar 14. 2023.
A woman gathers hay in Tihuanacu, Bolivia, during the 2022 drought.

South American drought in 2022 partly driven by 'triple-dip' La Niña

Climate change was not the main driver of the drought plaguing large parts of central South America late last year, according to a new “rapid attri...Read More

Attribution| Feb 16. 2023.
A young man refreshes himself at Giordano Bruno Square, City of Buenos Aires, during the January 2022 heat wave in Argentina.

Argentina’s record-breaking 2022 heatwave made ‘60 times more likely’ by climate change

The record-breaking heatwave that hit northern Argentina and Paraguay in early December was made about 60 times more likely by human-caused climate c...Read More

Attribution| Dec 21. 2022.
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