Climate change & social factors blamed for global heatwaves, study finds

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Scientists say climate change is to blame for most of the heatwaves being recorded around the planet, according to a study.

But climate change link to droughts and other catastrophes is not that clear.

In the study published in the journal Environmental Research: Climate from IOP Publishing, scientists says human activity and governments could be to blame.

Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports.

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