‘We might see extreme heat dome weather patterns appearing every other year by the end of the century’

That’s the suggestion by the Met Office climate scientist Freya Garry who spoke to ELN about the extreme heatwaves and wildfires happening across southeast Europe

The great European bake off: 2020 was the hottest year ever recorded in Europe

Globally, temperatures were an average of 1.25°C higher than in pre-industrial times, according to the EU climate agency Copernicus Climate Change Service

Climate change ‘could mean Southern England’s icy days melt away by the 2040s’

The Met Office predicts extremely low temperatures will only be likely to occur frequently at high altitudes in Scotland and Northern England by the 2060s

US invests $16m to develop ultra-high temperature materials for gas turbine use

Projects will also develop new manufacturing processes that ensure turbine blades can withstand the extreme operating environments commonly found in natural gas turbines in both the aviation and power generation sectors