The Heat: Climate Change Crisis

The Heat

Featured Video Play Icon

It was the hottest March on record as global temperatures over the past 12 months soared past pre-industrial levels. Forecasters are expecting another sweltering summer in the northern hemisphere. The impact of record-breaking heat is already affecting some of the most vulnerable parts of our planet. 

Joining the discussion: 

  • Paul Bledsoe is a lecturer at American University’s Center for Environmental Policy. 
  • Mohammed Mahmoud leads the Middle East Institute’s Climate and Water Program. 
  • Changhua Wu is the China Director at The Office of economist Jeremy Rifkin.   
  • Saleem Ali chairs the University of Delaware’s Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences.