REPUBLIC OF KOREA, SEOUL : A child lies in a pool of water to cool down in central Seoul on August 1, 2014. South Korea’s state weather agency issued a heat wave warning for Seoul for the first time this year, advising people to stay indoors. Heat wave warnings are issued when the daytime high is expected to stay above 35 C (95F) for two or more consecutive days, according to state media. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones
RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Moscow : A teenager rides a bike across fountains in central Moscow,on May 19, 2014.The temperatures in the Russian capital reached today 27 C (81 F). AFP PHOTO / DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV
Did you know that as climate change increases, so does violence?
Assuming there’s little change to our carbon emissions, “heatwave deaths in New York city could rise by as much as 91% on 1980s levels by the 2080s.”