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Scorching Heat Wave Fuels Wildfires Across Southern Europe

HeadlineJul 15, 2022

In Europe, a scorching heat wave fueled by the climate crisis has spawned massive wildfires — from Portugal and Spain to France, Croatia and beyond. Temperatures in Spain hit 115 degrees Fahrenheit this week, nearly breaking a record high set just last year. Much of China is experiencing record heat, with triple-digit temperatures affecting hundreds of millions of people. This comes after China recorded its hottest month of June in six decades.

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