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1.  Over 20,000 died in western Europe’s summer heatwaves, figures show  

2022-11-24
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Climate crisis | The Guardian
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This year’s temperatures would have been virtually impossible without climate crisis, scientists sayMore than 20,000 people died across western Europe in this summer’s heatwaves, in temperatures that would have been virtually impossible without climate breakdown, figures show.Analysis of excess deaths...

2.  Could the Drying Up of Europe’s Great Rivers Be the New Normal?  

2022-09-06
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Yale E360
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From the Danube to the Loire, Europe’s prime rivers — lifelines for the continent’s economy — are running low after a brutal five-month drought. After years of dry weather, scientists are warning that low-water conditions could become the norm in Europe as the climate changes.Read more on E360 →

3.  The Anthropocene apocalypse is upon us  

2022-07-25
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Alternet.org
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The past week has seen record-breaking heat waves across Europe. Wildfires have ripped through Spain, Portugal and France. London’s fire brigade experienced its busiest day since World War II. The U.K. saw its hottest day on record of 104.54 Fahrenheit. In China, more than a dozen cities issued the “highes...

4.  Europe's Nuclear & Hydropower Falter With Droughts  

2022-08-16
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ZeroHedge News
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Europe's Nuclear & Hydropower Falter With Droughts As Europe looks to secure alternative energy sources to Russian gas in light of the war in Ukraine, Statista's Anna Fleck warns, a new threat to energy security is stirring, this time from droughts. The droughts hitting Europe are impacting everythin...

5.  Typically Rainy Parts of Europe See Deepening Drought, Forcing Water Restrictions  

2022-08-04
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Yale E360
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The UK, Germany, and the Netherlands, three countries accustomed to regular rainfall, are seeing intense drought this summer, with unusually dry conditions expected to persist through September.Read more on E360 →

6.  London Power Prices Spike 5,000%, Relies On Belgium To Thwart Rolling Blackout  

2022-07-26
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ZeroHedge News
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London Power Prices Spike 5,000%, Relies On Belgium To Thwart Rolling Blackout London's power grid was pushed to the brink of failure following last week's record-breaking heatwave.  Javier Blas, a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering energy and commodities, said power grid disruption hit the easter...

7.  European Power Prices Spike As Heat Dome Strains Grid  

2022-06-22
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ZeroHedge News
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European Power Prices Spike As Heat Dome Strains Grid  European day-ahead power prices continue to soar for the third day due to an early-season heat wave driving up cooling demand, lack of renewable energy generation, declining nuclear power, and soaring natural gas costs.  Large swaths of Europe ove...