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Wildfire and heatwaves Extreme heat waves and wildfires point to worsening climate crisis

While the local or proximate causes of these extreme events may vary, their increased intensity and unpredictability is a product of climate change

Extreme heat takes over South Asia

The past few months saw an especially severe heat wave in South Asia. D. Raghunandan of the Delhi Science Forum talks about its impact and the possible reasons

UN IPCC report details accelerating, irreversible climate impacts and other stories

Today we look at the IPCC report on adaptation and vulnerability, the killing of 5 civilians by the Philippines army in a supposed “encounter”, and more

Thousands of UK higher education workers protest over pay, pensions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike for pay and pensions across UK universities; police killings and impunity in Uttar Pradesh, India; and more

Fight against climate change in West Asia and North Africa hampered by wars and foreign intervention

Several countries in the region are facing prolonged droughts, increased desertification and phenomenal rise in temperature which is gradually turning the region inhabitable. Natural calamities also feed into existing conflicts.

Casualties reported after bombing and gunfire outside Kabul airport and other stories

Today we look at the explosions outside the Kabul airport, the Danish government’s intervention in a historic nurses strike, and more

Worst air in the world? Salt Lake City, Utah

Air pollution levels in Salt Lake City, Utah reached dangerous new highs following the wildfires in the region which have increased in recent years due to climate-change fueled droughts