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Fires in France, Spain as heatwave cooks Europe

A heat wave broiling Europe spilled northward on Monday, July 18, 2022, to Britain and fueled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, which evacuated thousands of people and scrambled water−bombing planes and firefighters to battle flames in tinder−dry forests.

Berlin hosts heart-to-heart talks on climate

With the world reeling from the economic fallout of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, senior officials from 40 countries met on Monday, July 18, 2022, in Berlin for heart−to−heart talks on how to stay focused on fighting climate change and addressing its impact.

Hundreds of unhoused Americans die in extreme heat

Hundreds of blue, green and grey tents are pitched under the sun’s searing rays in downtown Phoenix, a jumble of flimsy canvas and plastic along dusty sidewalks. Here, in the hottest big city in America, thousands of homeless people swelter as the summer’s triple digit temperatures arrive.