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It’s difficult to forget the days of sweltering heat and drought that many of us faced these past few summers. As we sat waiting for rain and a little relief, the words “climate change” floated around in our brains like feverish dreams. According to research from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research published this week in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists have concluded that the European and US heatwaves were caused by the slowing of wave-like weather flows in the Northern Hemisphere created by climate change.

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