Japan’s deadly heat wave has prompted the government to warn people to take precautions against the heat. On Monday, the temperature hit a new record high of 41.1 degrees Celcius.
As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend.
Record temperatures have begun in northern Europe this week, with authorities in Germany and France on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase worldwide, further evidence of climate change.
Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov.
An intense heat wave in Germany has pushed the temperatures soaring to a record 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with possible accidents.
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