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17 Jul
Lots of sun, little rain: Europe is grappling with another summer of record temperatures and low water levels. Countries like Italy are struggling to fight climate change, and keep the cost of food and energy down.
18 Jun
Forest fires have broken out both in Spain and France as a record early heat wave moves northward through Europe. And humans are not the only ones to suffer in the extreme temperatures.
3 Sep 2021
Despite temperatures exceeding 48 degrees Celsius, Bedouins from the al-Shammari tribe in the Al Nufud Al Kabir desert, in the northen part of Saudi Arabia, continue to live the traditional desert lifestyle, residing in tents and raising camels, keeping to the same routines to cope with the heat for generations.
11 Mar 2021
Humans have destroyed about two-thirds of the world's original tropical rainforest and in the process destroying the natural buffer against climate change. This is affecting human livability and maybe pushing it beyond its limit.
29 Jan 2021
When it comes to energy efficiency, France is lagging behind its European neighbours, trailing Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Nearly seven million French people live in residences known as "passoires énergétiques" or energy sieves. These homes have an energy rating of F or G, meaning it's too cold in winter, too hot in summer and importantly, it adds considerably to the country's carbon footprint.
22 Nov 2020
In a sun-baked and dusty wasteland in remote eastern Sudan, crews are labouring to rebuild a refugee camp for the 25,000 people who have fled heavy fighting in neighbouring Ethiopia's Tigray region. Exhausted and terrified men, women and children from the conflict zone have struggled against searing heat and hunger to escape ground fighting, air strikes, rocket fire and artillery barrages in northern Ethiopia.
6 Oct 2019
The cement sector accounts for 7% of all man-made CO2 emissions, more than all 202 million trucks and more than the steel sector. Pressure is piling up on European cement companies to decrease their footprint.

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