Read the following quotes:
"In many countries, farmers are worried about the possibility of crop failures and loss of income."
"....In the town of Turin, northern Italy, where the temperatures hit 40C (104F)...."
"....In Barcelona, north-east Spain, the death of a woman of 83 was registered as the ninth fatality in the country due to the scorching weather...."
"....In France, the heat has brought back memories of the summer of 2003, when about 15,000 people died...."
"....According to reports in the Polish media, the capital Warsaw has experienced the hottest July since records began more than 200 years ago...."
"....Polish firefighters are on high alert to tackle forest fires caused by the drought. There have been more than 8,000 fires in recent days...."
"....High water temperatures have also disrupted electricity production at nuclear power stations in France and Spain, which use water as a cooling agent...."
"....Electricity supplies in the Czech Republic were back to normal on Wednesday after widespread blackouts due to overload the day before...."
"....Authorities in the state of California are investigating at least 50 deaths thought to be related to the heatwave gripping parts of the US...."
"....Power supplies have been stretched by the record temperatures which have reached up to 46C (115F) in some areas...."
"....The heatwave also caused blackouts in Missouri and New York...."
""....It's unbreathable hot," Los Angeles office worker Shauntel Barrow told Reuters news agency. "It's hard. We were not running the air conditioning until we get home at 5 o'clock. But it was like an oven so we left it on low. We're cheating but we can't help it....""
Global warming is happening, it's a fact. If we don't act to change things now, it may be too late.