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Mediterranean wineries are in a climate hotspot. Climatologists are helping them adapt

BY ALEX WHITING From the possible demise of Merlot grapes in Bordeaux to loss of olive trees in north Africa, the impacts of climate change...

Forest Fires and Storms Plague Europe

Dry as tinder have been the forests of Portugal and Spain this year.  Ditto for those in Bordeaux just a little further north in...

Using nature and data to weather coastal storms

BYANDREW DUNNE Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense, sometimes with tragic consequences. Europe's coastal cities are preparing to meet the challenges with...

Heat, drought and wildfires during one of the warmest Julys on record

Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record, the UN weather...

Why more heatwaves endanger our health and ability to work

As the Earth warms, heatwaves are expected to occur more often, with sharper intensity and for longer periods. Rising temperatures adversely affect worker productivity...

Climate Change and its Effects on Europe

If one thinks Putin has become a headache, then the future of Europe under the forecast climate change regime is pneumonia.  According to this scenario,...

The Greater Frequency of Natural Disasters and our Response

While no one can ascribe specific natural catastrophic events to global warming, their frequency appears to have increased.  So it is that forest fire...

The climate crisis is a health crisis

With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that’s already taken close to 100 lives, it’s time...

Climate: World getting ‘measurably closer’ to 1.5-degree threshold

There is a 50:50 chance of average global temperature reaching 1.5 degrees Celcius above pre-industrial levels in the next five years, and the likelihood...

A Heat Wave Grips India and Pakistan

Northern India and Pakistan are experiencing an unusual heat wave.  It is unusual for two reasons.  First, because it has happened early in the...

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