Climate News Network

Growing risk of extreme heat and humidity

6 August, 2018 – Hazards multiply when extreme heat and humidity join in lethal combination. Scientists now know exactly where this twin danger could be greatest.

Suicide risk may rise as severe heat grows

31 July, 2018 – High temperatures do more than raise tempers and stoke conflicts. They are also linked to depression, mental instability and a higher suicide risk.

Cooling a warmer world heats it even more

16 July, 2018 – Air conditioning is already a political hot potato. Refrigeration could soon be a burning issue. Cooling a warmer world will cost the Earth in climate terms.

Warming world makes noses run

29 May, 2018 – Summer is the worst time for many allergies that make noses run and sufferers feel below par. They’re causing widespread misery just now.

Will Cape Town’s Day Zero arrive?

7 February, 2018 – On 23 January we reported on the water crisis facing the South African city of Cape Town, expected on 11 May to reach Day Zero, when water to homes and businesses will be cut off. A long-time resident reports.

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