Dec 10, 2018

The Exceptional Summer Heat Wave in Southern Europe 2017

Sarah Kew, Sjoukje Philip, Geert Jan Van Oldenborgh, Friederike Otto, Robert Vautard, and Gerard Van Der Schrier
Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective

Across the Euro-Mediterranean the likelihood of a heat wave at least as hot as summer 2017 is now on the order of 10%. Anthropogenic climate change has increased the odds at least threefold since 1950.