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The Long Hot Summer of 2018

Of course, the rising temperature is a core part of the problem. But when someones says the average temperature is about 1 degree C higher, it doesn't sound like that much. But, it doesn't just stay at average. It doesn't stay evenly spread out. So, death-defying heat waves are in the headlines these days – and predicted for the future.


July 31, 2018 - The Guardian - Unsurvivable heatwaves could strike heart of China by end of century


This Summer’s Heat Waves Could Be the Strongest Climate Signal Yet 'In many places, people are preparing for the past or present climate. But this summer is the future.' BY BOB BERWYN, INSIDECLIMATE NEWS


31 July 2018 - www.thelocal.se - Sweden had its hottest ever July, breaking several weather records


sealifeinperilfromheat.jpgBetween 1982 and 2016, the number of ‘marine heatwaves’ doubled, and likely will become more common and intense as the planet warms, study finds


2018/aug/13 - The Guardian - Heat: the next big inequality issue


nomorecoalinsuance.jpgIn a hot fiery summer, insuring coal projects lose favor


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