Wildfires, floods, sandstorms, typhoons…Extreme, deadly weather conditions are increasing


Heat waves, droughts, floods… The urgency of climate action has been underlined in recent weeks by extreme and deadly weather events. The persistent claims of those who insist that climate change is a non-issue have since evaporated in the haze of heat waves and fires. Scientists have long predicted that such extremes are likely, but many are surprised that so many changes are happening so quickly. Juliette Montilly of Jowharlooks at recent events, from Europe and America to Asia.