Into the fire: The alarming effects of climate change

Delhiwallas may have learnt to live with 43 degree heat, but Europe is wilting in the heat as a record heatwave continues to sweep across the northern hemisphere, causing forest fires, droughts and people to suffocate. Climate change is impacting what farmers can grow and what fishing boats can catch. As the planet gets warmer, some colder, northern regions in the world are benefiting from these changes, but the tropical and equatorial regions will be the worst hit
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Aug 16, 2018
Into the fire: The alarming effects of climate change

Image by : Ilya Naymushin/Reuters

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A combine, taken with a drone, harvests wheat in a field of the "Zemlyaki" farm in Krasnoyarsk region, Russia. Global warming has helped Russia to expand its wheat yield, lowering global prices while the corn belt region in the US is expanding, with the growing season getting longer.