Met Office: Future weather extremes in the UK ‘may break new records’

The national meteorologic service for the UK warns extreme heat and rainfalls will pose increasing challenges to health, infrastructure and services

Greta Thunberg donates €150k for regions impacted by climate crisis

The funding will be shared by organisations helping parts of Africa swept by heatwaves, droughts and floods

Water companies issue warning after record-breaking consumption amid heatwave

Water demand in some parts of the UK has reached a ten-year high, threatening to leave customers without supply

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

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

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

‘The Blob’ kills one million seabirds… but what is it?

Scientists say huge numbers of common murres died at sea and washed ashore from California to Alaska

Met Office confirms heatwave broke record for highest ever UK temperature

A temperature of 38.7°C was recorded at Cambridge University Botanic Garden on Thursday, 25th July

Temperatures – and energy demand – soar in summer heatwave

With air conditioning use rising in offices and homes throughout Europe how do our energy systems keep up with increased demand?

Continued emissions ‘could see 58% of Earth break heat records every year’

Researchers at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne say developing nations and island states are likely to be the worst affected