Europe is burning. Is this finally a wake-up call?

Nothing is foreign26:01Europe is burning. Is this finally a wake-up call?

The latest record-breaking heat wave in Europe is causing real climate anxiety.

Wildfires have spread rapidly across the continent, while soaring temperatures have warped roads and caused railway tracks to warp. More than 1,000 people have died from the heat in Spain and Portugal alone.

With the increase in extreme weather events, some wonder if what is happening in Europe will finally push leaders to act on climate change.


  • Zia Weise, climate journalist, Politico Europe.

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