A village official evacuates a child from a flooded area on Monday following heavy rains in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Photo: AFP A village official evacuates a child from a flooded area on Monday following heavy rains in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Photo: AFP
A village official evacuates a child from a flooded area on Monday following heavy rains in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Photo: AFP

Climate change could bring China more frequent disasters and add a month to Beijing summer: report

  • As southwest reels from floods and landslides, report shows how climate damage and risk in country’s most dense regions have changed over 60 years
  • Greenpeace suggests summers could become longer by as many as 28 days in Beijing, 24-28 days in Shanghai and more than 40 days in the Pearl River Delta

Topic |   Climate change
A village official evacuates a child from a flooded area on Monday following heavy rains in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Photo: AFP A village official evacuates a child from a flooded area on Monday following heavy rains in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Photo: AFP
A village official evacuates a child from a flooded area on Monday following heavy rains in Dazhou, Sichuan province. Photo: AFP
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