People bathe in the Trocadero Fountain near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Friday. Agence France-Presse
The German Weather Service registered 41.5˚C in Lingen, in the west, which had posted 40.9˚C earlier in the day.
UN Secretary General António Guterres and more than 1000 political leaders, heads of state, high level dignitaries and climate action advocates will attend the inaugural Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting, which will be held from June 30-July 1.
The narrative about Europe heatwave only adds to the bells of alarm that are not just chiming, they are clanging in urgency. Europe heat doesn’t signal need for climate action — it says that it’s almost too late to do much. And reversing the effects of today and this moment will take decades. For example,
Merely halfway through 2019, the world has already witnessed temperature records smashed from Europe to the Arctic Circle and the year could prove to be one of the hottest ever recorded. This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever. The first half of 2019 also saw intense
The fire broke out in a single-story wooden building rented by an unnamed Chinese company and used as a dormitory for the sawmill workers, local authorities said. Firefighters battled the blaze for more than two hours.
The five being held hostage were among eight Indonesians on a Malaysian fishing boat that was fishing in Malaysian waters before it was seen entering Philippine waters on Jan. 16, Indonesia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
A Queensland Health spokesperson said man had recently returned from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, believed to be the epicentre of an outbreak of coronavirus, which has infected a total of 218 people and caused at least four deaths.
Almost simultaneously, House impeachment managers responded to an earlier Trump filing, saying the president had engaged in "corrupt conduct... to cheat in the next election" and that the Senate should remove him from office "following a fair trial."