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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Times Square was ‘flooded’ in a multi-media art display, aiming to show how climate change could lead to sea levels rising over low-lying sections of New York City. Using smartphones, visitors could see three-dimensional (3D) holograms of ships and marine life floating above them in the flooded square in an augmented reality display by artist Mel Chin titled ‘Unmoored’. Engineered by Microsoft, it immerses viewers into a six-minute film.