The forecast does not bode well: The number of days on which heat can damage human health is likely to increase sharply in the coming years and decades. This slider helps to compare predicted developments in the periods 1971-2000, 2031-2060 and 2070-2099.
Deadlier than Covid, or even rivalling cancer? Researchers have been increasingly attempting to calculate the effect climate change will have on health if the world does not act quickly to reduce carbon emissions.
If nothing is done, heatwaves could lead to the deaths of 90,000 Europeans each year by the end of the century, according to a warning from the European Environment Agency
October morning temperatures topping 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) in Spain may have brought cheer to the tourists, but they are provoking concern among environmentalists
As much of Europe bakes in a third heatwave since June, fears are growing that extreme drought driven by climate change in the continent's breadbasket nations will dent stable crop yields and deepen the cost-of-living crisis.
The fires that have torched through Europe are on course to make 2022 a record year for forest loss on the continent, as scientists warn climate change is already contributing to ever fiercer blazes.
Russia's gas cuts to Europe have prompted a clutch of countries to revert to burning coal, raising concerns as the EU seeks to become climate neutral by 2050
France has always been proud of its countryside. But as the Earth warms, farmers face a battle for water. Episode 5 of AFP's election podcast heads to the Marais Poitevin wetland