In our latest study, scientists from France, Germany, Netherlands, and the UK collaborated to examine whether and to what extent human-induced climate change had a part to play in the cold early April following a very warm March 2021 that led to large scale frost damages in grapevines and fruit trees in central France.
A cold winter in North America, December 2017 to January 2018
Over the last week of 2017 and first week of 2018, a cold wave gripped the northeastern U.S. and southeastern Canada, with temperatures over 18ºF (10ºC) colder than is typical at this time of year over this area, setting records at many sites.
Extreme cold in south east Europe, 2017
Severe winter weather struck southeastern Europe, with extreme cold and snow in Italy, the Balkans and Turkey. This caused many accidents on roads, school closures, and cancelled flights. The Danube river and Bosporus sea strait were closed for shipping.
Unusually high temperatures at the North Pole, winter 2016
How rare were the unusually high temperatures around the North Pole in November–December 2016 and how were they influenced by anthropogenic climate change?
Deep freeze in the US, December 2016
Speculation about the cause of forecast record low temperatures in the US led WWA researchers to explore the cold air outbreak – how was it affected by greenhouse gas emissions?