Heatwaves across India and Pakistan have prompted power outages
A heatwave in South Asia is prompting concern for a looming power crisis as some cities are hit with power…
A heatwave in South Asia is prompting concern for a looming power crisis as some cities are hit with power outages. In India, the heatwave has risen the demand for power to an all-time high as a scientist anticipates hot temperatures will continue over the weekend.
Power outages compounded the misery of millions of people wilting in a heatwave across India and Pakistan on Friday, with experts blaming climate change for an early onset of roasting summer temperatures.
A record-shattering heat wave in India has reduced wheat yields, raising questions about how the country will balance its domestic needs with ambitions to increase exports and make up for shortfalls due to Russia’s war in Ukraine.
What people are saying?
Jason Some countries have taken to growing crops inside facilities that are protected from the harsh outside environment. They should probably consider doing the same, and establish sustainable farming practices within. That comes with major detractors, but its better than starving.
laura laurie @lauralaurie9·The 1815 eruption of the Mount Tamboora volcanic ash, lowered global temperatures in an event known as the Year Without a Summer of 1816. This brief period of climate change (0.53 °C) triggered extreme weather and harvest failures around the world.