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China floods: ‘Massive rescue and relief efforts’
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China floods: ‘Massive rescue and relief efforts’

22 July 2021

by the Climate CentreThe Chinese authorities have launched “massive rescue and relief efforts” in response to record rainfall and floods that have inundated central Henan province since the weekend, killing 33 people, the Xinhua news agency reported today. Across the province, over 1.2 million people have been affected and nearly 165,000 moved to safety, the agency added. Henan got more rainfall in four days than in an average year, according[..]

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North American heatwave ‘150 times more likely with climate change’, say attribution scientists

North American heatwave ‘150 times more likely with climate change’, say attribution scientists

8 July 2021

by the Climate CentreLast week’s record-breaking heatwave in parts of the US and Canada would have been virtually impossible without[..]

Canadian heat: ‘A stunning breakout above all previously measured values’

4 July 2021

by the Climate CentreThe Canadian Red Cross has set up a family reunification helpline, open 12 hours a day, seven[..]

Canadian heat: ‘A stunning breakout above all previously measured values’