AP PHOTOS: Struggling to stay cool in Budapest heat wave

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Inflatable swimming pools are the new must-have item around Budapest as residents of Hungary’s sprawling capital struggle to stay cool amid one of the most oppressively...

The search for an AC that doesn’t destroy the planet

A growing number of startups are tinkering with the science behind cooling. | Hildegarde/Getty Images The AC is about a century old. What comes next? Amid a growing number of heat waves,...

Some heat waves have names now. That could save lives

A construction worker pours water on his head as he tries to cool off during a heat wave in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 4, 2022. | Mark Makela/Getty Images Treating heat waves...

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian gunmen in battle; teen killed in clashes

NABLUS, West Bank - Israeli security forces killed a Palestinian militant commander and another fighter in a gunbattle in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military said, triggering further...

WW2 bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy's River Po

BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy (Reuters) - Heatwaves sweeping Europe this summer have brought not just record high temperatures and scorched fields: the drought-stricken waters of Italy's River Po are...

Brutal Heatwaves in U.S. Will Be Regular Occurences, New Climate Study Predicts

Climatologists have said that extreme heatwave events will increase by 30 percentage points in the future, mostly due to greenhouse gases.

Biden heads to eastern Kentucky to review flood damage

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden flew to eastern Kentucky on Monday to survey damage from severe flooding that swept away houses and vehicles, and killed at least 37 people last week. Biden...

Alex Jones lawyer could face legal consequences for phone records release

By Jacqueline Thomsen - The lawyer defending conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a Texas trial drew his own national headlines this week for accidentally handing over highly-sensitive data to his...

I sold the rights to my songs to buy a farm

By promoting more diverse farming, we can provide nutritious food without having the same devasting effect on our climateAndy Cato is a regenerative farmer and cofounder of Wildfarmed. He is also...

Riot Blockchain Mined 28% Less Bitcoin is July Due to Massive Heat Waves

The American-based Riot Blockchain mined 318 BTC in July - 28% less than in June.

How Heat Waves are Changing Tourism in Europe

A heat-induced “surface defect’ briefly closed the runway at London’s Luton Airport. Trains were delayed or canceled across Britain because of overheated tracks. More than two dozen weather...

People are dying from unpaid energy bills

Felisa Benitez, 86, wipes the sweat from her brow while taking a break from cleaning her stand-up electrical fan on the porch of her home at San Fernando Gardens Public Housing in Pacoima,...

Spain warns heatwave threatens olive oil production

Weather also threatens output in Italy and grain across Europe as Ukraine war pushes prices higherFierce heatwaves and a lack of rain in Spain threaten to reduce olive oil production from the...

Living With Climate Change: Humans are to blame for the extreme weather that broiled London

Human-derived climate change dramatically upped the odds of record-shattering heat, a new study concludes. London broiled at record temperatures last month, it was a rare occurance easily labeled...

Spain: Stores must keep doors shut, limit AC to save energy

MADRID (AP) — Spanish offices, stores and hospitality venues will no longer be allowed to set their cooling systems below 27 degrees Celsius (81º Fahrenheit) in summer nor raise heating above 19ºC...

Lizzo Tops Hot 100 Again As Glass Animals’ ‘Heat Waves’ Breaks Chart Record

“Heat Waves” has spent the third-longest time in history on the Billboard Hot 100.

At least seven heat-related deaths suspected in Pacific Northwest

A blistering heat wave that hit the Pacific Northwest earlier this week continued into Sunday, with authorities believing the excessive heat has contributed to at least seven deaths, AP...

Number Of Weather-Related Deaths Have Declined Almost 99% In Past 100 Years

The massive heat waves are leading to cries that we must hasten a transition from oil, gas and coal to energy alternatives. Figuratively, we should all cool off.

Gonna be another hot one: How to survive a heat wave

With excessive heat warnings in effect across the United States this week, Americans are trying to find ways to cool off. One resource available is the Biden administration's new website,...

What should Biden do about climate change?

President Biden last week unveiled a $2.3 billion plan to help American communities deal with extreme heat. Biden disappointed climate activists by stopping short of declaring an official climate...

3 reasons to not be completely depressed about the climate crisis, even while terrible heat waves rage

Cheap renewable energy and less-scary forecasts about global warming give New York Times writer David Wallace-Wells some hope about the future.

Week Of Heat: These Major Temperature Records Were Shattered In Scorching Heat Waves

Western Europe sizzled under an unprecedented heat wave, with the U.K. obliterating its previous record temperature, but east Asia and the U.S. also dealt with stifling heat—climate experts warn...

Heatwaves show the urgency of reaffirming climate pledges

Governments everywhere will need strategies for adaptation as well as mitigation

Bitcoin Goes Through Largest Negative Mining Difficulty Adjustment in Over a Year

The Bitcoin mining difficulty just went through its largest negative readjustment in over a year, declining by over 5%. The hash rate has also decreased lately, which is somewhat normal given the...

The extreme heat waves continents apart are intricately connected, scientists say

Two heat waves an ocean apart are inextricably linked.Why it matters: These kinds of interconnected heat waves could become even more extreme in the future, as human-caused climate change affects...

5 Things To Know About Europe's Scorching Heatwave

5 Things To Know About Europe's Scorching Heatwave For the last few months, Europe’s smoldering heatwave has been wreaking havoc across the region, causing destructive wildfires,...

Heat waves overlap as warming climate makes extreme temperatures more likely

Parts of North America, Europe, Africa and Asia are sweltering under extreme heat, with record-breaking temperatures fueling wildfires and severe drought in some areas.

France is facing a looming energy crisis. Here's how the UAE could help as its president touches down in Paris

France is in the midst of an energy crisis: Russia continues to cut off supply to Europe while historic heatwaves are causing a spike in demand for gas to cool homes.

Texans urged to save energy as extreme heatwave strains power grid

Temperatures across the south-west and central US have hit triple digits. Waco, Texas, hit 108F, smashing the 104F high set in 1917. Heat warnings in place for millions of Americans until at least...

Why the Texas power grid is vulnerable to blackouts during winter storms and heat waves

A crippling heat wave created the hottest spring on record in India and Pakistan. Europe saw a heat wave of its own in May, with the temperature reaching historic highs. And in the United States?...

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