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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.

Humidity is the real heatwave threat

24 December, 2017 – It’s not just the extreme temperature a heatwave brings that’s the problem, but the humidity from its burden of water vapour.

Human limits to growth may be here

15 December, 2017 – Can we run any faster? How tall can we get? Humans who accelerated into climate change may now have to accept our limits to growth.

Humans cause growing heat wave danger

12 November, 2017 – Heat waves can be lethal – and researchers have now counted the ways they can kill. Humans may have only themselves to blame.

Warming helps toxins to thrive

11 November, 2017 – Many of the world’s poorest people are being poisoned by their basic foods – and global warming helps toxins to multiply.

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