• Heatwave torments Western Europe

      Heatwave torments Western Europe

      More than a dozen Italian cities were put on alert as heatwave gripped Europe in the last days. While Spain experienced record temperatures, a fire destroyed a vast area of a forest in southwest France and people in Britain filled beaches to look for coolness and escape the country's hottest day of the year so far.

    • July has likely 're-written climate history'

      July has likely 're-written climate history'

      July was likely the hottest month in recorded history, according to new data from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) released last week. According to the report, findings from the Copernicus Climate Change Program indicate that temperatures recorded in the first 29 days of July were as hot or marginally hotter than the previous record month, measured in July 2016.