European and US heatwaves “virtually impossible” if climate change wasn’t happening, study finds

Billions of humans are sweating bullets as the hottest summer in recorded history continues. From the United States to Europe, thousands of temperature records have been shattered due to greenhouse gases released by burning fossil fuels. The Mediterranean Sea hit its highest-ever temperature, reaching 83.1ºF (28.4ºC), while the waters in southern Florida hit literal Jacuzzi temperatures at 100ºF (37.8ºC), also a record....

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Hellhounds of summer: The hottest heatwave in human history just keeps getting worse

The global heatwave continues to sizzle as humanity experiences its hottest summer on record. Since June 10, when the heatwaves first began, more than 2,300 temperature records have been smashed around the globe, according to CNN. And there’s no end in sight for the ongoing scorch fest, with some predicting it could linger into August....

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