Climate change made UK’s record July heatwave 10 times more likely, scientists warn

Human-caused climate change made last week’s record-breaking heatwave at least 10 times more likely, according to rapid attribution analysis released today by an international team of climate scientists. The group, dubbed the World Weather Attribution Group, concluded that July’s sweltering heat across Europe – which surpassed the 40C mark for the first time on record … Read more

UK temperatures hit 40C record sparking fresh calls for bolder climate action

Green groups warn heatwave is ‘taster of things to come’, as campaigners call for more ambitious net zero strategy and renewed focus on climate resilience Green groups are calling on the government to urgently strengthen its net zero and climate resilience efforts as the UK today experienced its hottest day on record with temperatures topping … Read more

Sunak pledges ‘energy sovereignty’ by 2045, as UK reckons with heatwave chaos

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