France battles 'monster' wildfire as heatwaves scorch Europe

By Manuel Ausloos and Stephane Mahe

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Only natural, so accept

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Peak daytime summer temperatures in Gironde are historically no greater than 33C, and normally average around 27C. Humidity normally runs around 70%. Gironde is currently experiencing daytime temperatures of 40 C with low humidity. This is not normal or natural.

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Two major headlines on JapanToday:

France battles 'monster' wildfire as heatwaves scorch Europe

One million people displaced by drought in Somalia

Do these headlines not ring a familiar bell nowadays?

Are we doing anything, let alone assuming we have done enough..?

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