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A person standing among the rubble from the Chilean “megafires”.

No ‘statistically significant’ link between climate change and Chile’s wildfires

Climate change did not have a statistically significant impact on the wildfires that hit Chile earlier this month, according to a new rapid attributi... Read More

Attribution | Feb 22. 2024.
A fisherman walks across a dry patch of land after drought in the marshes of southern Iraq, Dhi Qar province. Image ID: 2M9TRTP.

Climate change: Intensity of ongoing drought in Syria, Iraq and Iran ‘not rare anymore’

.shadeBg{ background: rgba(0,0,0,0.18); } High temperatures caused by climate change are driving an ongoing drought in the Middle East, accordin... Read More

Attribution | Nov 8. 2023.
A forest protection officer walks through an area of burned forest in Quebec, Canada, on 5 July 2023.

Eastern Canada wildfires: Climate change doubled likelihood of ‘extreme fire weather’

The unusually hot and dry weather that drove record-breaking wildfires in eastern Canada was made at least two times more likely by human-caused clim... Read More

Attribution | Aug 22. 2023.
People take shelter from the heat in Spain, on 12 July 2023.

Record-breaking 2023 heat events are ‘not rare anymore’ due to climate change

The intense heatwaves that have been engulfing the US, China and southern Europe in July 2023 are “not rare anymore” in our current climate, a ne... Read More

Attribution | Jul 25. 2023.
Emilia Romagna region submerged in water days after heavy flood, Ravenna, Italy.

Climate change had no ‘significant’ impact on northern Italy floods in May 2023

Climate change did not have a “significant” impact on the likelihood or intensity of recent “devastating” rainfall and flooding in a norther... Read More

Attribution | May 31. 2023.
A man is seen at a near-empty 'La Malagueta beach' during an unusual heat wave on 26 April 2023.

Western-Mediterranean heatwave ‘almost impossible’ without climate change

The extreme heatwave that swept across Spain, Portugal, Morocco and Algeria in April 2023 was “at least 100 times more likely” due to climate cha... Read More

Attribution | May 5. 2023.
Pastoralist Ali Hacho Ali looks at the carcass of his dead cows in Mandera region, Kenya, on 1 September 2022.

Deadly drought in Horn of Africa ‘would not have happened’ without climate change

Deadly drought in the Horn of Africa, which has left tens of millions of people without food, “would not have [happened] at all” without human-ca... Read More

Attribution | Apr 27. 2023.
Floods caused by Cyclone Gabrielle in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Heavy rainfall from New Zealand’s Cyclone Gabrielle ‘more common on warmer planet’

Heavy rainfall events comparable to the intense downpour that hit New Zealand in February 2023 during Cyclone Gabrielle are four times more frequent ... Read More

Attribution | Mar 14. 2023.
A woman gathers hay in Tihuanacu, Bolivia, during the 2022 drought.

South American drought in 2022 partly driven by 'triple-dip' La Niña

Climate change was not the main driver of the drought plaguing large parts of central South America late last year, according to a new “rapid attri... Read More

Attribution | Feb 16. 2023.
A young man refreshes himself at Giordano Bruno Square, City of Buenos Aires, during the January 2022 heat wave in Argentina.

Argentina’s record-breaking 2022 heatwave made ‘60 times more likely’ by climate change

The record-breaking heatwave that hit northern Argentina and Paraguay in early December was made about 60 times more likely by human-caused climate c... Read More

Attribution | Dec 21. 2022.
A man wades through flood water in Nigeria.

West Africa’s deadly rainfall in 2022 made ‘80 times more likely’ by climate change

Extreme rainfall which triggered deadly flooding across West Africa this year was made “about 80 times more likely” by human-caused climate chang... Read More

Attribution | Nov 16. 2022.
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