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China logs hottest August since records began

China has logged its hottest August since records began, state media reported Tuesday, following an unusually intense summer heat wave that parched rivers, scorched crops and triggered isolated blackouts.

Climate deniers use past heat records to sow doubt online

With Europe gripped by successive heatwaves, climate-change deniers are spreading skepticism by publishing data on social media on extreme temperatures allegedly recorded decades ago to imply scientists are exaggerating global ...

Heatwave: Why extreme weather forecasts have improved so much

The U.K. has recorded its hottest ever temperature, passing 40℃ for the first time. But you can't deny it had fair warning. The Met Office issued an amber weather warning six days before the heatwave and upgraded it to ...

Africa needs better weather warning systems, urge experts

Better climate-related research and early warning systems are needed as extreme weather—from cyclones to drought—continues to inflict the African continent, said Sudanese billionaire and philanthropist Mo Ibrahim, who ...

Europe and US set for scorching, dry summer, scientists say

Europe and parts of the U.S. are set for a sweltering and dry summer this year, posing risks for crops and boosting demand for energy for cooling at a time when prices of commodities are already running high.

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