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Tag: Climate Change Service

  • Friday, April 24th 2020 - 08:30 UTC

    2019 was the hottest year in history across Europe; records shattered by heat waves

    Warm conditions and summer heat waves contributed to widespread drought in  southern Europe, while areas of the Arctic were close to one degree Celsius hotter

    Last year was the hottest in history across Europe as temperature records were shattered by several extreme heatwaves, the European Union's satellite monitoring surface said. In its annual report on the state of the climate, the EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) said that 11 of the continent's 12 warmest years on record have been since 2000 as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.