Global increases in temperature ‘could be held to 2.1°C by the end of the century’

That’s the suggestion from the Climate Action Tracker group, which previously estimated the planet’s atmosphere could warm by as much as 3°C by 2100

‘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

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

Antartica’s temperature exceeds 20°C for first time since records began

The temperature recorded on Seymour Island at the northernmost point of the continent reached 20.75°C on the ninth of February

Warmer temperatures cause Russian bears to wake from hibernation early

The zoo suggested the animals would not be able to hibernate properly until the temperature fell to -10°C

Greenhouse gas levels ‘have grown to record levels over last five years’

The World Meteorological Organization says global average temperature has increased by 0.2°C compared to 2011-2015

More than 20 multinational businesses commit to 1.5°C climate goal

The firms, worth more than $1.7 trillion, have made the climate pledges through the Science Based Targets initiative

Chance of El Niño developing by next February ‘as high as 80%’

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says it is not likely to be a strong event

Heatwave closes four EDF nuclear reactors in France

The energy giant closed the facilities as the rivers they use for cooling became too warm