The Heat

April 28, 2021

The Heat: COVID-19 crisis in India

Heartbreak in India, as the second wave of COVID-19 devastates the country. Oxygen supplies are running out, and hospitals are overwhelmed with patients. How the international community is stepping up to help.

April 17, 2021

The Heat: U.S.-Asia issues

Talks on climate change take center stage, as China’s President Xi Jinping pledges greater cooperation with France and Germany to tackle the effects of global warming.

April 16, 2021

The Heat: Fukushima Waste Water

Controversy in Japan as the government announces plans to release treated radioactive water into the ocean from the site of one of the world’s biggest nuclear disasters.

April 14, 2021

The Heat: Rise in anti-Asian attacks

An elderly man is slammed to the ground on a city street. It’s another shocking example of Asian-Americans being targeted across the United States.
What’s behind the attacks and what’s being done to stop them?

April 8, 2021

The Heat: Vaccine inequality and Brazil battles COVID-19

Vaccinations are ramping up in the U.S., but President Joe Biden warns the country is still in a war against COVID-19. Meanwhile, in Brazil, hospitals and morgues are being stretched to the limit, and the prognosis for other low-income countries is similarly grim, as vaccine distribution continues to be a major challenge.

April 6, 2021

The Heat: Race and police violence in the U.S.

The trial of the former police officer charged with killing George Floyd and sparking a racial reckoning in the United States enters its second week. We will take a look at relations between police and communities of color.

March 25, 2021

The Heat: Israel Elections

Talks with potential partners have already begun as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears short of victory in the latest Israeli election.

March 23, 2021

The Heat: U.S. politics

Thousands of migrants are arriving at the U.S. southern border, in what some are calling a crisis. We will take a look at the situation there, the COVID-19 pandemic and also at the Biden administration’s foreign policy.