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Rising heat

As climate change takes hold, temperature records are being broken around the world month by month. What does that look like - and how are people responding?


Workers in summer heat need far better protections Sebastien Malo
Heatwave threats rarely an urban priority, even as risks rise Laurie Goering
Shinier cities - and fields - could cut heat risk: scientists Laurie Goering
Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks Laurie Goering
None like it hot - warmer winters worry Arctic scientists Thin Lei Win
Five ways to make parched cities cooler Adela Suliman
Rural Kenyans beat rising heat with mud-brick homes Kagondu Njagi
Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi - welfare group Reuters
Hotter summer highs means cities face increasingly deadly risks Laurie Goering
Pakistan’s strong spring heat drives up water use, health risks Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Shivering in the tropics: Southeast Asia faces "cooling crisis" Michael Taylor
Ocean warming threatens to drown Costa Rica’s whale tourism Sebastian Rodriguez
Shorter, hotter, earlier: Shrinking spring cuts Pakistani harvests Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
As slums face heat extremes, “I feel really scared,” residents say Kagondu Njagi
LA makes plans for sudden shocks, long-term calamity Ellen Wulfhorst
With early warning, Karachi cools a heatwave threat Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
New crops, technology needed to help farmers adapt to rising heat Thin Lei Win
Rising humidity can worsen impact of higher temperatures Rina Chandran
Blood clots to leaking guts - 27 ways to die from heatwaves Heba Kanso
Can governments keep their people safe as temperatures rise? Alex Whiting
For Algeria's struggling herders, "drought stops everything" Yasmin Bendaas
Climate change harms health worldwide as millions swelter Reuters
Frequency of excessive summertime heat seen rising across U.S. Reuters
Portuguese protest at deadly forest fires, government pledges aid Reuters
Qatar must protect workers from lethal heat, rights group says Reuters
With Irma - and power cut - Miami gets taste of deadly heat Adriana Brasileiro
Cooling vests aim to help migrant workers weather the Gulf's heat Heba Kanso
Sponges, forests and air corridors: how nature can cool cities Astrid Zweynert
Armed with wet sacks, India's poorest try to beat extreme heat Manipadma Jena
In Canada, climate change could open new farmland to the plow Chris Arsenault
On an overheating planet, parched nations look to the clouds Adela Suliman
Six ways to stay cool without air conditioning Megan Rowling
Move over malaria: Zika, dengue may thrive in warmer Africa Kieran Guilbert
Human frontiers: How much heat can body and mind take? Zoe Tabary
Extreme heat – an "unseen threat" – burns US urban poor Sebastien Malo
Iceland reaps riches from warming oceans as fish swim north Thin Lei Win
Heat and drought drive south India farmers from fields to cities Rina Chandran
As Europe scorches, goats fight wildfires one bite at a time Lin Taylor
Expect more 'Lucifer' heatwaves to scorch Europe, scientists say Lin Taylor
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As heat rises, women risk death in South Asia Gulrez Shah Azhar
Dubai street cleaners beat the heat with 'cooling collars' Heba Kanso
Urban trees save megacities millions Anna Pujol-Mazzini
Wildfire-hit Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more Reuters
Much of South Asia could be too hot to live in by 2100 Chris Arsenault
Mongolia bans grain exports amid hottest temperatures in 56 years Reuters
Canada Yukon offers free land if you're willing to farm the north Chris Arsenault
Brazil risks Hantavirus rise due to sugarcane, climate change Sophie Hares
Asia faces disaster from heat if climate change unchecked Thin Lei Win
Floods, reef loss and migration: Asia's future on a hotter planet Thin Lei Win
Climate change may ground a third of aircraft in coming decades Sebastien Malo
With a touch of paint, India's slum women battle extreme heat Rina Chandran
Climate change played a role in Europe's scorching June - study Reuters
Killer heatwaves set for dramatic rise, researchers warn Manipadma Jena
Deadly heatwaves surge in India, with worse ahead, researchers say Laurie Goering
Urban "heat islands" seen doubling city climate costs Reuters
Shifting weather in Pakistan forces changes in school holidays Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats K. Rajendran
Britain records warmest September day since 1911 Reuters
Scientists surprised by record heat linked to climate change Zoe Tabary
Too hot to work: global warming to cost $2tn in lost productivity Beh Lih Yi
Thousands of heat deaths predicted as New York City heats up Sebastien Malo
Karachi opens heat relief centres in bid to cut death toll Aamir Saeed
Globalised economy more susceptible to extreme weather: scientists Megan Rowling
India braces for more heat after temperatures break records Reuters
Karachi readies graves, hospitals, in case heat wave hits again Reuters
Unusual heat bakes Sri Lanka's chicken industry Amantha Perera
Rising heat at work is major new climate threat - U.N. Alex Whiting
India's Odisha readies pioneering plan to combat deadly heat Manipadma Jena
Every year could bring a heat wave if climate change continues Megan Rowling
Atlantic, Caribbean storms more destructive as temperatures rise Sebastien Malo
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