People sit at Odaiba beach in Tokyo Bay during a summer heatwave in August, 2020. File photo: AFP People sit at Odaiba beach in Tokyo Bay during a summer heatwave in August, 2020. File photo: AFP
People sit at Odaiba beach in Tokyo Bay during a summer heatwave in August, 2020. File photo: AFP
Climate change

After Covid-19, could next big killer be heatwaves? Draft UN report paints grim picture for world

  • Draft UN report paints grim – and deadly – picture for warming planet
  • Worst hit will be burgeoning megacities in the developing world

Topic |   Climate change
People sit at Odaiba beach in Tokyo Bay during a summer heatwave in August, 2020. File photo: AFP People sit at Odaiba beach in Tokyo Bay during a summer heatwave in August, 2020. File photo: AFP
People sit at Odaiba beach in Tokyo Bay during a summer heatwave in August, 2020. File photo: AFP
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