Researchers have assessed a range of possible scenarios regarding the rate of climate change in 173 African cities for the years 2030, 2060 and 2090. Their results show that a third of African city-dwellers could be affected by deadly heat waves in 2090.
Pakistan hit 122.3 degrees Fahrenheit (50.2 C) this week, marking the highest temperature recorded for the month of April - ever. The Pakistan Meteorological Department confirmed the recording.
How changing crops, moving to no till agriculture and lightening infrastructure can reduce extreme temperatures.
A fifth of the world’s population lives in the region, where heat and humidity is expected to exceed the upper level of human survivability.
Swathes of southern Europe have sweltered in a heatwave that has claimed several lives and cost billions in crop damage.
Hot weather is the number one summertime killer in much of the world — and the number of these deadly heat waves is only going to increase.