Children try to cope during a record heatwave in Hong Kong over two weeks in May 2018. Unchecked climate change is expected to make extreme weather events more frequent. Photo: Sam TsangChildren try to cope during a record heatwave in Hong Kong over two weeks in May 2018. Unchecked climate change is expected to make extreme weather events more frequent. Photo: Sam Tsang
Children try to cope during a record heatwave in Hong Kong over two weeks in May 2018. Unchecked climate change is expected to make extreme weather events more frequent. Photo: Sam Tsang

Letters | Hong Kong summer highs flag the rising risks from extreme heat

  • July was the city’s hottest month on record, following record streaks of high temperatures last year, showing extreme heat is here to stay
  • The government must play a more proactive role in driving large-scale solutions to climate change

Topic |   Hong Kong weather
Children try to cope during a record heatwave in Hong Kong over two weeks in May 2018. Unchecked climate change is expected to make extreme weather events more frequent. Photo: Sam TsangChildren try to cope during a record heatwave in Hong Kong over two weeks in May 2018. Unchecked climate change is expected to make extreme weather events more frequent. Photo: Sam Tsang
Children try to cope during a record heatwave in Hong Kong over two weeks in May 2018. Unchecked climate change is expected to make extreme weather events more frequent. Photo: Sam Tsang
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