Burning Up

Hottest summer ever: 2022 broke records all over the world

Climate catastrophes made headlines across the globe.

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Between expansive wildfires, catastrophic flooding, and suffocating heat waves, summer 2022 has been extreme on many counts.

Now, the numbers are in.

Recent data analysis from the European Union’s Copernicus Programme shows that summer 2022 — defined as June through August — broke several records across the globe.