Extreme heat to hit one third of the African urban population

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.

India heat wave triggers clashes over water

Temperatures in India reached 50.3 degrees Celsius (122.54 Fahrenheit) last week, nearing the record high of 51 degrees Celsius set in 2016. The scarcity of water has prompted fights and stabbings at relief points.

Climate Change Causes Extreme Weather

The wildfire raging through California has led to seven deaths already. A wildfire in Greece killed at least 91 people. In Sweden, fires have been so out of control that the government temporarily banned man-made fires.

The global heat wave 2018

A heat wave is ravaging countries around the world. Although many celebrate sunny days, wildfires, wasted crops and health problems are some of the many disastrous consequences hot weather can have.

Pakistan just broke the world record for the hottest day in April

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 to reduce heat extremes by 2-3 degrees Celsius

How changing crops, moving to no till agriculture and lightening infrastructure can reduce extreme temperatures.

Climate Change Could Make South Asia Too Hot for Human Survival by 2100

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.

Sizzling summer gives southern Europe a taste of searing future

Swathes of southern Europe have sweltered in a heatwave that has claimed several lives and cost billions in crop damage.

This Interactive Map Forecasts Deadly Heat Waves Due to Climate Change

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.

Australia Is Hot as Balls Right Now 

Parts of eastern and central Australia are in the midst of a horrific heatwave, with temperatures reaching as high as 46 degrees C. Alarmingly, the record-setting conditions are expected to worsen over the coming weekend.