Italy was enduring a prolonged heat wave before a massive piece of Alpine glacier broke off and killed hikers on Sunday, July 3, 2022, and experts say climate change will make those hot, destabilizing conditions more common.
Extended drought conditions in several Mediterranean countries, a heat wave last week that reached northern Germany and high fuel costs for aircraft needed to fight wildfires have heightened concerns across Europe this summer.
The devastating heat wave that has baked India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely by climate change and is a glimpse of the region’s future, international scientists said in a study released on Monday, May 23, 2022.
A disaster expert who led recovery teams after the earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean that killed more than 230,000 people says British Columbia's climate response strategy must protect the province from future environmental events.
British Columbia has earmarked $2.1 billion to fund disaster recovery efforts and future response to the threats posed by wildfires, floods and heat waves in a budget that forecasts a $5.5−billion deficit.