global warming

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    Five Powerful Heat Domes are Spreading over the Northern Hemisphere as Dozens of Countries Continue to Record their Highest Temperatures Ever Observed

    As viewed on a weather map of the globe, no fewer than five powerful heat domes are swelling over the landmasses of the Northern Hemisphere. These zones of high pressure in the atmosphere, intensified by climate change, are generating unforgiving blasts of heat in North America, Europe and Asia...
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    Russia Marks Second Hottest June in History

    June 2021 was the second-hottest June in Russia’s recorded history, with even more record-breaking heat to come, the country’s weather chief said at a press conference Tuesday. Russia recorded its all-time temperature record for the month of June less than a decade ago in 2012. The country can...
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    Canada Heatwave Exceeds Worst-Case Climate Models

    Scientists fear heat domes in North America and Siberia indicate a new dimension to the global crisis Tthe intensity of the heat in the north-west Americas this year and Siberia last year has taken many scientists by surprise and suggested extra factors may be involved in northern latitudes...
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    Canada Records Hghest ever Temperature

    People sleep at a cooling centre set up in Portland in the US state of Oregon Canada has recorded its highest ever temperature as the country's west and the US Pacific north-west frazzle in an unprecedented heatwave. Lytton in British Columbia soared to 46.6C (116F) on Sunday, breaking an...
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    Most Extreme and Prolonged Heatwave in Recorded History Grips Pacific Northwest

    A record-breaking heatwave across the western US is set to intensify this weekend, as climate change and an atmospheric “heat dome” combine to bring about the hottest temperature the region has ever experienced. Over the coming days, the heatwave will move into the Pacific Northwest, where...
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    UN Report: Climate Impacts to Hit Sooner than Feared

    Climate change will fundamentally reshape life on Earth in the coming decades, even if humans can tame planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, according to a landmark draft report from the UN's climate science advisors obtained by AFP. Species extinction, more widespread disease, unliveable...
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    Hail Severity will Increase in Most Regions of the World as a Result of Global Warming

    Hail severity will increase in most regions of the world while Australia and Europe are expected to experience more hailstorms as a result of climate change, an international review led by a UNSW Sydney researcher has found.
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    Sydney Records Hottest November Night on Record

    Sydney has recorded its hottest November night on record, with daytime temperatures of 40C on Sunday. The Australian city recorded a minimum overnight temperature of 25.4C. The heat has prompted the New South Wales (NSW) Fire Service to issue a total fire ban for most of the eastern and...
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    Earth Is Barreling Toward a 'Hothouse' State Not Seen in 50 Million Years

    Sixty-six million years ago, after a massive asteroid hit Earth with the explosive energy of roughly 1 billion nuclear bombs, a shroud of ash, dust and vaporized rock covered the sky and slowly rained down on the planet...
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    Evacuations in California and Oregon as Destructive Fire Outbreak Engulfs Three States

    Latest NASA satellite view in true color shows vast regions of the Western USA are covered in thick smoke. An unusually expansive outbreak of large and fast-moving wildfires threatens communities in three states Wednesday, with the greatest risks focused on Medford, Ore., and Oroville, Calif...
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    Earth is hurtling toward a catastrophe worse than the dinosaur extinction
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    Brazil Dramatic footage fuels fears Amazon fires could be worse than last year

    Dramatic new images have shown fires raging over wide areas of the Brazilian Amazon nearly a year after blazes across the region sparked an international crisis for the far-right government of President Jair Bolsonaro. The video images and photographs were filmed during a flight by Greenpeace...
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    Atmospheric C02 Hits New Record High at 417ppm Despite Reductions in Emissions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The world hit another new record high for heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, despite reduced emissions because of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists announced Thursday. Measurements of carbon dioxide, the chief human-caused greenhouse gas, averaged 417.1 parts per million at...
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    Temperatures in Siberia Reached Unprecedented 35°C/95°F in May 2020 Due to Climate Change

    Siberia is in the throes of a heat wave that would be considered warm even by the standards of those living outside the Arctic Circle. In Washington, for example, the temperature has been stuck in the 60s all week, reaching a maximum of 73 degrees Thursday. Yet several stations in North Central...
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    Winter 2020 in Europe was Hottest on Record by far, Say Scientists

    The ski resort of Superbagnères in the French Pyrenees, which was forced to bring in snow by helicopter in February as Europe had its warmest winter on record. This winter has been by far the hottest recorded in Europe, scientists have announced, with the climate crisis likely to have...
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    Norway records warmest ever January day at 19C

    Western Norway is experiencing a rare heatwave for early January, at a time when temperatures should normally be below freezing. The highest temperature of 19C (66F) - more than 25C above the monthly average - was measured in the village of Sunndalsora. This makes it Norway's warmest January...
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    Global Temperature Headed Toward 5 Degree Increase by year 2100, WMO Says

    The world’s average temperature is rising faster than previously thought, headed for a gain that may be triple the goal almost set by almost 200 countries. The findings by the World Meteorologic Organization suggest an increase of 3 degrees to 5 degrees Celsius (5.4 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit)...
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    July 2019 Confirmed as Hottest Month Eever Recorded Worldwide

    July this year was the warmest month ever recorded worldwide, satellite data has confirmed. The assessment was carried out by researchers at the EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). Scientists say it's the latest sign that Earth is experiencing unprecedented warming. Scorching...
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    More than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season

    The Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from space. The Arctic region has recorded its hottest June ever. Since the start of that month, more than 100 wildfires have burned in...
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    Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday July 25, 2019

    Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C - bypassing the figure set just a day before. The UK recorded a...