Britain on Monday braced for what could become its hottest day on record, as French authorities warned of a “heat apocalypse” and emergency services across Europe confronted spreading wildfires and rising death tolls. https://t.co/Po0lBUsj7f
NEW: The @RoyalAirForce has halted flights in and out of its largest air base in the UK because the “runway has melted” in the hot weather, according to a military source. The decision to shut the runway at RAF Brize Norton was taken on Monday morning, @SkyNews understands. 1/
In Britain, it is being compared to the summer of 1976:
We have not seen anything like it. We can't compare this looming heat emergency to summer 1976.
A warmer world, thanks to human induced climate change, makes it almost effortless to break extreme heat thresholds. We continue to see this across the planet - not just in Europe. pic.twitter.com/z0FpZ3Mcbb
Vaporized by Manchin & 50 Senate Rs: “We estimate the Senate budget deal likely would have cut emissions by roughly 800 million to 1 billion metric tons in 2030,” said Princeton University professor Jesse Jenkins, an energy policy expert and modeler. https://t.co/d9gURTQRha