global warming

Combating extreme heat needs action across multiple fronts: governance, health, urban planning and embracing more sustainable lifestyles.

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Existing Heat Action Plans prioritise short-term relief and are insufficiently localised.

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With dangerous heat ramping up this hot season, researchers have found one percent of ‘extra’ deaths in the hottest months are linked to heatwaves.

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Millions face heat stroke risk as Haj coincides with Mecca’s hottest month. Elderly pilgrims and those with chronic illnesses are most vulnerable.

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Securing cities from future heat effects requires a fictional reality which can become a future truth.

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As with any environmental disaster, the impact of heat stress hits the poorer harder than the privileged.

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Fossil fuels are being rapidly displaced by decarbonised sources of energy but not everyone is yet onboard.

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The COP28 Declaration on Food and Agriculture will not help solve the problem of sustainability. For that, a reorientation of global agrifood systems is needed.

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Doomsday predictions around AI are in ready supply, but if put to the right use, it could help solve a world of problems.

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Australia’s new gas plans continue its reliance on fossil fuel exports, contradicting its urgent need for climate change mitigation to gamble on the future.

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Clues to what’s happening to Antarctica’s ice-sheets – and the world’s sea levels – can be found 127,000 years in the past.

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