Future of the Environment

Europe's hottest summer, climate change's 'existential threat': What to know about the planet this week

U.S. President Joe Biden tours the Lost Valley neighborhood in Manville that was impacted by Hurricane Ida, New Jersey, U.S., September 7, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz - RC26LP90SEFZ

US President Joe Biden this week toured areas hit by Hurricane Ida. Image: REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

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Surface air temperature anomaly for August 2021 relative to the August average for the period 1991-2020. Data source: ERA5
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