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EU countries forced to restrict drinking water access – Worst drought in 70...

Aerial view of the dried-up riverbed at the confluence of the Ticino and Po rivers at Ponte della Becca, near Linarolo, Italy. Never since weather records began 70 years ago has the water level of the...

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UK shatters record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles – Major incident...

Aerial view of a fire which spread from nearby grassland to the small village of Wennington, which lies in the east of London, near Essex, 19 July 2022. A number of homes were destroyed. Photo: BBC By...

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In 2022, AP photographers captured pain of a changing planet

Maasai children stand beside a zebra that local residents say died due to drought, as they graze their cattle at Ilangeruani village, near Lake Magadi, in Kenya, on 9 November 2022. Photo: Brian...

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The first global decline in life expectancy since World War II poses a major...

Yearly change in life expectancy in the U.S. and 30 other countries, 1901-2022. Data: Schöley, et al., 2022. Graphic: Fortune By Matthew Heimer and Nicolas Rapp6 December 2022 (Fortune) – COVID’s...

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WMO annual report highlights continuous advance of climate change – “While...

Global annual mean temperature anomalies with respect to pre-industrial conditions (1850-1900) for six global temperature data sets (1850-2022). Graphic: WMO Geneva, 21 April 2023 (WMO) – From...

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Spain records hottest and driest April on record – “This is the worst period...

Map showing the surface temperatures for the Iberian Peninsula on 26 April 2023 and 27 April 2023. Graphic: Meteociel.fr MADRID, 8 May 2023 (AP) – Drought-stricken Spain says last month was the...

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Western Mediterranean heatwave rare even for today’s warmed world – Extreme...

During the last week of April 2023, temperatures in parts of Spain, Portugal, Morocco, and Algeria were up to 20°C higher than normal for the time of year. Graphic: Met Office 7 May 2023 (Climate...

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U.S. has been falling behind on life expectancy for decades – Between 1933...

Change Over Time in (a) US Life Expectancy and (b) US Life Expectancy Gap and Rank Relative to Populous Countries (Population>500000), 1950-2021. Phase 1=1950–1954; phase 2=1955–1973; phase...

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Spain weathers scorching temperatures as heatwaves become more frequent – “In...

Temperature forecast for the Iberian Peninsula during the week of 26 June 2023. Graphic: AEMET MADRID, 26 June 2023 (Reuters) – Areas of southern Spain such as Seville and Cordoba registered scorching...

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NASA announces July 2023 was hottest month on record – “The science is clear...

This map shows global temperature anomalies for July 2023 according to the GISTEMP analysis by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Temperature anomalies reflect how July 2023...

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