The series of heatwaves we are currently experiencing in western Europe is a clear sign of human-induced global warming. ESA’s Clement Albergel explains how we monitor these events using satellites such as the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission and puts them in the context of the long-term climate data records generated via ESA’s Climate Change Initiative.

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Copernicus Sentinel-3 has measured record temperatures in the UK, France and Spain this summer.