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July 26, 2020 18 min

Today's episode is Part 1 of a series about how climate change is affecting our cities. There are four episodes in this series, coming out over the coming months, with a different topic for each.

Today's topic is heat and I cover the following issues:

  • What is "Degrees Warming"?
  • Extreme heat / heatwaves (Case study: Paris)
  • Water shortages (Case studies: Nigeria and England)
  • Correlation between heat and increased crime rates
  • Future episodes in this series will cover water (sea level rise and flooding), food and society. Follow/subscribe to the podcast to stay up to date! Follow us on social media for additional content and news.

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    Intro music by Tanoi

    Many of the facts and figures come from The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace Wells - an amazing book. Specific internet-based resources are shown below.

    IPCC, Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report, Summary for Policy Makers



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