Majority of Germans make connection between heat wave and climate change
Sixty-eight percent of respondents to a survey for ZDF-Politbarometer believe the hot weather this summer was a result of climate change. The figure is up from 48 percent who replied to the same question in 2015. In 2018, 28 percent believed the hot weather was due to normal variation, down from 49 percent in 2015.
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This CLEW article takes a look at reactions in the media and by environmental NGO’s to the heat wave.