Life At 50 Degrees
Climate & Environment • 59m
One of the deadliest results of the climate crisis is extreme heat. How do the millions of people who have to live with increasingly high temperatures survive? This BBC Arabic investigation explores the impact of global warming on different communities across the globe and their struggle to adapt. From Nigeria to Pakistan, this is a timely deep dive into how our lives are being permanently changed by the earth heating up.
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The Money Stone
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