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A woman drinks water from a mug on a hot summer day in New Delhi, India June 9, 2023

What risks do we face because of rising heat?

As the planet heats, risks from crop failures to increasingly extreme weather are growing. We take a look at what might be in store around the globe

Published: September 21, 2022

April O’Leary checks on flood damage in Conway, South Carolina, USA almost two weeks after Hurricane Florence hit, on Sept. 26, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Julie Dermansky

End of insurance?

What can be done to shore up water security and prevent countless problems, from rising hunger and health threats to falling hydropower production and losses of economic and social stability?

Updated: May 31, 2023


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Women prepare for their weekly bath at Golakdhi settlement in Jharia coalfield, India, on November 10, 2022. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tanmoy Bhaduri