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Have we turbo-charged heatwaves? » Yale Climate Connections

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Heatwaves are off the charts. And they’re getting weird, too. In the words of climate scientist Zeke Hausfather, who has contributed to Yale Climate Connections, high temperatures in September 2023 were “absolutely gobsmackingly bananas.”

In this video, meteorologist Alexandra Steele explains what the deal is with these heatwaves and what a relatively new field in science can tell us about them.

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