Drought has been a problem not only for Germany and northern Europe. Farmers around the world worry about their crops. Some countries have declared a state of emergency. Millions of hectares of forest have been lost to wildfires.
Drought killed around a million trees in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia last summer, putting pressure on Christmas tree farmers. But new techniques could help detect crop death early.
Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. Extreme weather events there have already been wreaking havoc on the people there. They're also causing a shift in migration and poverty patterns.
Tackling climate change would reduce deaths from asthma, lung cancer, heart attack and other diseases. Doctors want to spur global climate action by highlighting the link between the planet's health and human health.
During the summer, an exceptional heatwave and dry spell wreaked havoc on the crop yields of German farmers. Emergency state aid was pledged, but bureaucracy has held up the payments, farmers say.
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