India is the fifth most vulnerable of 181 countries to the effects of climate change, with its poorest being the most at risk, according to the Global Climate Risk 2020 report.
Uncertainty over Russia’s participation for the third consecutive Olympics and concerns over the heat hang heavy over Tokyo 2020 preparations, with only six months
Temperatures reached above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) on Thursday in South Australia state, where dangerous fire weather warnings were issued in several bushfire-prone areas.
Even the world's coldest continent is not immune to rising global temperatures, with scientists recording the first-ever heatwave event in Antarctica over the 2019-20 summer period.
An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than 2C hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions.
It would have been hard to imagine that there would be heat wave conditions in the cool climes of north-west Canada, especially in the province of British Columbia, which is famous for its cool summers and warm winters, described in
The warnings from Pachamama, the Mother Earth goddess of Incan mythology, about our abusing the only habitable planet we know are growing in intensity. The conditions for a new record season of heatwaves and wildfires keep piling up, and we, as Latinx people, must take