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Russian heat wave \’had both man made and natural causes\’

The heat wave that struck western Russia in summer 2010, causing 55,000 deaths, was caused by a combination of manmade and natural factors. However, the frequency of occurrence of such heat waves has increased by a factor of three over recent decades, new research suggests. A study, led by Oxford University scientists, reconciles apparently contradictory […] … learn more→