A deadly forest fire in Sichuan province in March last year. Photo: Handout via Reuters
A deadly forest fire in Sichuan province in March last year. Photo: Handout via Reuters

China staring at deadly floods, heatwaves and pestilence as climate change hits home, study finds

  • Climate change, the deadly impact of which is rising across China, poses bigger global public health threat than Covid-19, warns The Lancet Public Health report
  • A holistic, ambitious approach from world’s No 1 polluter could help prevent millions of deaths and economic loss from extreme weather, say authors

Topic |   Climate change
A deadly forest fire in Sichuan province in March last year. Photo: Handout via Reuters
A deadly forest fire in Sichuan province in March last year. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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