‘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

Heatwave in 2018 ‘could not have occurred without human-caused climate change’

Scientists say soaring temperatures are likely to become much more frequent unless significant decarbonisation is achieved

Delhi hits all-time record temperature for June

A heatwave sweeping across India has seen temperatures in the capital soar as high as 48°C

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Marine heatwave means bottlenose dolphins could be fin-ished

Following a period of warmer waters in Australia’s Shark Bay, dolphin populations fell by up to 12%

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Is coal as reliable as we think?

A number of coal plant outages across the country have left heatwave-stricken homes without power

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Heatwave wipes out third of spectacled fruit bats in Australia

On the 26th and 27th of November last year, temperatures in Queensland soared above 42°C

UK’s summer heatwaves ‘could cost families extra £300’

Compare the Market says air conditioning units and fans could significantly boost bills