How hot is too hot? Extreme heat in the Middle East

How hot is too hot? Extreme heat in the Middle East

For most people, climate change boils down to the simple fact that it’s just a lot hotter than it used to be. And for people in the Middle East and North Africa , those temperatures have been rising too fast.

Today, the Levant allows us to look at what the future might look like with global warming. In the Jordan Valley, farmers struggle with water scarcity, while outdoor air conditioning is the new normal in other parts of MENA.

In this episode:

  • Karim Elgendy (@NomadandSettler), Associate Fellow at Chatham House (@ChathamHouse) and Founder of Carboun Cities (@CarbounCities)
  • Anwar AlAdwan, a farmer in the Jordan Valley

Listen to episodes from the series:

Life Below Sea Level: Bangladesh and our climate future 

Amazon’s Carbon Crisis: How fire could accelerate climate change

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