TRT World says At least 26 people, have died in floods unleashed by torrential rains in eastern Kentucky, and more fatalities are predicted with authorities expecting to continue finding bodies for weeks.
France24 says In the scorching heat, Felipe Elvira inspects the branches of his olive trees, planted as far as the eye can see on a dusty hillside in southern Spain.
Euronews says FIERCE wildfires are sweeping through the north, south and east of Greece on Sunday, as a scorching heatwave boils the country.
TRT World says A FIERCE California wildfire has expanded burning several thousand acres and forcing evacuations, as tens of millions of Americans sweltered through scorching heat.
The Independent says Temperature records were broken twice in one day in Wales on Monday, after temperatures spikes at 37.1C in Flintshire surpassing a record set just hours earlier.
The Guardian says Exceptionally high temperatures expected across the UK on Monday and Tuesday are “entirely consistent” with climate change, the chief meteorologist at the Met Office has said.
It’s going to keep getting hotter, so hot that today is likely to be the hottest day of the year – with temperatures expected to hit 33C.
A state of emergency has been declared in five northern Italian regions – Friuli-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lombardy, Piedmont and Veneto, lasting until December 31.
France24 says ITALY DECLARED a state of emergency in five northern regions and announced emergency funds on Monday over a worsening drought that has plagued the Po Valley in recent weeks.
The Guardian says WIDESPREAD greenwashing by businesses is compromising efforts to prepare for climate impacts such as floods and heatwaves, the chair of the Environment Agency will say in a speech on Monday.
Aljazeera says THOUSANDS of residents have been ordered to evacuate southwest Sydney, as torrential rain and damaging winds pounding the east coast.
The Independent says Fishermen, divers and snorkelers off Cornwall’s south coast have reported seeing a spike in the number of octopus, prompting conservationists to say it could be evidence of a rare population boom.
France24 says India imposed a ban on many single-use plastics on Friday in a bid to tackle waste choking rivers and poisoning wildlife.
TRT World says THE US SUPREME COURT has ruled that the government’s key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases.
Euronews says AUTHORITIES in Austria have declared a civil emergency after mudslides cut off several villages from rescue services, while at least one person died after heavy rainfall caused flooding in the southern state of Carinthia.
Daily Express says AN URGENT drought emergency has been issued in Italy as Lake Como’s levels drop by 16cm in 72 hours.
The Independent says GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, which creates a makeshift city of more than 200,000 people in the Somerset countryside, has a net positive impact on the climate, new analysis has found.
Aljazeera says THE government of Canada announced that it will ban the manufacturing and import of a number of “harmful” single-use plastics, with several new regulations coming into place in December.
TRT World says AUTHORITIES in flood-hit Bangladesh and northeastern India have scrambled to provide aid to more than nine million people marooned after the heaviest rains in years killed dozens of people across both South Asian nations, officials have said.
The Independent says Extreme heat blanketing Western Europe this weekend is likely to be only a “foretaste of future”, climate scientists and meteorologists have warned.
The United States has so far this year faced some truly extreme climate-related catastrophes, including raging floods, devastating fires, thunderstorms and a seriously dangerous heatwave that has affected a third of the population.
The Independent says a previously unknown population of polar bears that adapt to limited sea ice access due to global warming by hunting from freshwater ice pouring into the ocean from glaciers have been discovered by scientists.
The Guardian says sea level rise will put about 200,000 coastal properties at risk in England within 30 years, new data suggests, as the climate crisis takes hold.
The Independent says Calfornia’s Furnace Creek is set to hit record temperatures this year at 118F or 47C as large parts of southwestern America suffer through sweltering heat, affecting over 60 million people.
Euronews says Almost all of Portugal was in severe drought at the end of May, the country’s weather service (IPMA) said on Thursday.
The Guardian says countries around the world are pouring funds into new natural gas facilities that could destroy the chances of limiting global heating, in response to soaring energy prices and the war in Ukraine.
The Independent says the devastating heat wave which has baked India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely due to climate change, according to an international group of scientists.
The Independent says a dust cloud from the desert could see ‘blood rain’ fall across the country as it mixes with incoming thunderstorms, forecasters have said.
The Guardian says several major UK fossil fuel projects have been approved since Cop26 concluded, an analysis has found, while about 50 schemes are thought to be in the pipeline between now and 2025.
London could run out of water in 25 years as cities worldwide face rising risk of drought, report warns
The Independent says London could run out of water within 25 years and British rivers could lose more than half their water by 2050 as cities around the world face growing risks from drought driven by the climate crisis.
France24 says as global warming accelerates, the spectre of drought haunts France’s once verdant farmland.
The Independent says much of the UK press is breathlessly reporting the nation is set for the ‘hottest summer ever’ with ‘at least five heatwaves’ on the horizon.
Euronews says Germany and India signed a series of bilateral agreements Monday focused on sustainable development that will see the South Asian nation receive €10 billion in aid by 2030.
The Metro says Climate activists from Just Stop Oil have blocked petrol stations at two motorway services on the M25.
France24 says Humanity is suffering from a “broken perception of risk”, spurring us into activities and behaviours that cause climate change and a surging number of disasters around the globe.