Asia Heats Up: When Global Warming Becomes Deadly | The Longest Day
The past five years have been the hottest ever recorded on our planet and global warming is only set to increase. By the end of the century, 75% of the world's population will experience extreme heat and if current trends continue, whole regions of Asia will be rendered uninhabitable by direct heat. But for many, deadly heat is already part of their daily lives. In this episode, we meet those who are most vulnerable to heat - schoolchildren in Sumba, the elderly in Singapore and slum-dwellers in Delhi - and learn how heat is a silent killer.
Source: CNA Insider