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
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Sweden’s tallest peak lost its title last week because record heat melted away its tip, a glacier that sits atop the southern peak of the Kebnekaise mountain. Located in far northern Sweden, Kebnekaise is a popular tourist spot. The climate change has badly affected the region’s reindeer herders too.