Author: Lottie Limb

For hundreds of millions of people in Europe, unbearably hot weather has been driving the reality of climate change home over the last month. Temperatures in the UK hit 40C for the first time in recorded history, while France, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Croatia have been battling wildfires for days or even weeks. We know that global warming is the cause and experts have said that the UK’s recent record temperatures were made 10 times more likely by climate change. It’s a straightforward connection to make during a heatwave. Despite this, dangerous climate sceptics are still being published in national newspapers, bending over…

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For hundreds of millions of people in Europe, this week’s unbearably hot weather is driving climate change home.Temperatures in the UK are poised to hit 40C for the first time in recorded history, while France, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Croatia have been battling wildfires for days or even weeks.We know that global warming is the cause, and it’s a straightforward connection to make during a heatwave. (Though dangerous climate sceptics are still being published in national newspapers, bending over backwards to claim it’s because the Earth is moving closer to the sun).But if you’re feeling a little hazy on the…

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