Related topics: climate change

What is making 2023 likely the hottest year recorded

Human-made climate change is supercharging natural weather phenomena to drive heatwaves roasting Asia, Europe and North America that could make 2023 the hottest year since records began, scientists say.

Europe in summer: scorching new normal

As the holiday season gets underway on the world's fastest warming continent, AFP looks back at a series of brutally hot, dry summers in Europe that have left tens of thousands of people dead.

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