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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Belgian winemaker Annie Hautier works among vines at the Domaine du Chapitre in Baulers, Belgium. A warming climate has contributed to a quickly expanding wine industry in a country otherwise known for chocolate and beer. The grape growing area has expanded five-fold and production has quadrupled since 2006. The UK and Poland are now producing wine, and competing with France, as their climate changes to resemble the famous French wine producing regions.