Scientists link Europe heat wave to man-made global warming
August 2, 2019
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more likely and intensified by man-made climate change, according to a study published Friday.
The rapid study by a respected team of European scientists should be a warning of things to come, the report's lead author said.
"What will be the impacts on agriculture? What will the impacts on water?" said Robert Vautard of the Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace in France. "This will put really tension in society that we may not be so well equipped to cope with."
The report concluded that the heat...