Extreme Weather

Extreme Heat Waves to Increase Five to Ten Times in the Next 40 Years. Europe and Russia’s 2010 Heat Wave Was the Biggest in at Least 500 Years

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Abstract below. The summer of 2010 was exceptionally warm in eastern Europe and large parts of Russia. We provide evidence that the anomalous 2010 warmth that caused adverse impacts exceeded the amplitude and spatial extent of the previous hottest summer of 2003. "Mega-heat waves" such…

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