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Parts of the Mediterranean and central Europe have experienced extreme temperatures this summer, with wildfires causing devastation in both Turkey and Greece.

Thomas Pesquet: Fires in Peloponnese, Greece. Yesterday the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report clearly stating our climate is changeing and we need to make hard choices as a species to avoid the worst.

Earth From Space: Athens, Greece

This high-resolution optical image from Sentinel-2A on 5 August 2015 shows Athens and surroundings. The various colours clearly point out different aspects of the image.

Earth From Space: Attica Peninsula, Greece

Greece's Attica peninsula, with the capital and largest city of Athens appearing bright white near the centre, is captured in this radar image from Sentinel-1A on 22 April.

The Peloponnese, Greece is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 39 crew member on the International Space Station. This view shows most of Greece.

Earth from Space: Athens, City of Knowledge

This image was taken over central Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece. Known as the birthplace of democracy, it is one of the oldest cities in the world. During the classical period of Ancient Greece, this was the centre for arts, philosophy and learning, home to many politicians, writers and philosophers.

Earth from Space: Northern Greece

The northwestern part of Greece is pictured in this image acquired on 28 April by the Landsat-8 satellite.

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