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This week, the Global Carbon Budget 2017 has been published by the Global Carbon Project. After three years of almost-stable emissions, the current report estimates a 2% increase in CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry for 2017. Click the headline above for more information.

Science figure: temperature maps for 2003 and 2010 heatwaves in EuropeA recent paper by Sillmann et al. summarizes research on weather and climate extremes, including insights from a WCRP Grand Challenge workshop. Find out more by clicking the headline above.

In a recent study contributing to the WCRP Grand Challenge on Extremes, Wartenburger et al. examine how different changes in global mean temperature (1.5°C, 2°C, or higher) would impact regional extremes. Click the title above to read more. project banner drought heat