Unprecedented Heat Waves Will Smash through the U.S. and European Continent due to Climate Change

March 16, 2015 10:17 AM

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Unprecedented Heat Waves Will Smash through the U.S. and European Continent due to Climate Change

The US, Europe and Russia face longer heat waves because summer winds that used to bring in cool ocean air have been weakened by climate change, German researchers said.

The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research said in a report yesterday (March 12) in the journal science, rapid Arctic warming disturbs air streams in ways that have “significantly” reduced summer storms, raising the likelihood of heat waves. Hot weather in Russia in 2010 devastated crop harve...

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