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Siberia’s 2020 heatwave made ‘600 times more likely’ by climate change

Heatwaves in Siberia were made 600 times more likely due to human-caused climate change. Image: REUTERS/Ilya NaymushinCVI/WS

Daisy Dunne

Science Writer, Carbon Brief


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Average temperatures across Siberia from January to June 2020, when compared to average temperatures from 1981-2010. Image: World Weather Attribution
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