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

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A young girl at a public fountain on a hot summer day in Tokyo. Roughly 125 have died in Japan as the result of a heatwave that pushed temperatures in Tokyo above 40ºC for the first time. Japan has declared its heatwave to be a natural disaster.