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 : Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Bus driver Abdelkader poses in a bus wearing a bermuda, the new RATP uniform allowed during heat waves in the French capital, in Paris, France. In Nantes, a bevy of male bus and tram drivers sweltering in the 37-degree heat made headlines with an unusual protest against a ban on their wearing shorts. They turned up in skirts, which are allowed for female drivers!