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Do these heat waves mean climate change is happening faster than expected?

02/08/2022 11:47 AM | Click to read full article

Millions of people are now experiencing the effects of climate change firsthand. Blistering heat waves have smashed temperature records around the globe this summer, scorching crops, knocking out power, fueling and likely killing thousands across Europe alone.

The dizzyingly quick shift from an abstract threat to an era has many people wondering: is climate change unfolding faster than scientists had expected? Let’s find out.