The heat is on: July 2020 was ‘the third warmest on record’

In the last five years, the earth has experienced the three hottest Julys on record, according to a report by the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service

Climate change could ‘increase yellow fever deaths in Africa by up to 25% by 2050’

Even under the most optimistic climate change scenario, Africa is most likely to experience an increase in deaths, according to a new study

Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean breaks 41-year-old heat record

The unusual temperature was 0.4°C above the old record on 16th July 1979

‘Human-caused climate change has fuelled Siberian heatwaves’

The study notes anthropogenic climate change increased the chances of the Siberian heatwave by at least 600 times

Climate action: UN celebrates 100th Kigali ratification

Liberia is the latest country to commit to reducing the use of hydrofluorocarbons, commonly found in fridges and air conditioning units

Siberia melts with ‘hottest June on record’

Temperatures in Siberia reached as high as 10°C above normal last month, according to a new report by the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service

‘Brits are largely unaware climate change disproportionately impacts black and brown people’

Christian Aid notes despite evidence that people in Africa, Asia, Latin America and small island states are already suffering from the worst effects of anthropogenic climate change, only a third of people in the UK realise this is happening

‘Britain could melt at 40°C as frequently as every three years by 2100’

In some parts of the South East, between 1960 and 2019, the hottest days of the year have already increased by 1°C each decade, according to a new report

The roof is on fire! Scientists raise the alarm about Arctic heatwave

The temperature hit a record of 38°C in the Russian Arctic town of Verkhoyansk with a previous air temperature record of 37.3°C observed on 25th July 1988

May hailed as ‘warmest on record’ as Siberia melts after ‘alarming’ heatwave

Western Siberia stands out as a region with a long warming trend of higher temperatures, according to a new report