A crippling drought has crept up on Cape Town and is threatening the livelihoods of millions of people. Now, residents are being told to prepare for an even hotter, drier future.
As the Earth warms, climate change-related disasters are on the rise. More people are being killed as a result of heatwaves, droughts and storms. In 2018, Japan, the Philippines and Germany were hit particularly hard.
Italy's World Heritage Site city has been hit by a third exceptional flood. The water reached 1.5 meters above sea level in the iconic city.
As droughts and rising temperatures hit food producers in Chile, some small and medium businesses are switching to renewable power and learning about energy efficiency.
Climate-related catastrophes like floods and forest fires are driving millions of people from their homes every year, said anti-poverty NGO Oxfam. While no one is immune, people in poor countries are most at risk.
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