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Italian wildfires rage on after 49 degree heat record

Fires stoked by hot winds have swept through southern Italy, after a monitoring station in Sicily reported temperatures of 48.8 Celsius (119.84°F) which some scientists believe could be the highest in European history. The record temperature, which still needs to be verified by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), was reported …

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Swiss vote on tax hikes to tackle climate change

Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum on a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would hike fees and taxes on fuels that produce greenhouse gases, as their Alpine country experiences an outsized impact from the fallout of climate change. The proposal would revise and strengthen an existing law that …

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Trump mocks teen activist Greta Thunberg.

US President Donald Trump mocked Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter late Monday night after the 16-year-old excoriated world leaders for not doing enough to tackle the climate crisis. “She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!” …

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