A hot and angry Earth

Nagendra, Harini (2023) A hot and angry Earth. Deccan Herald.

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A short video from Athens is doing the rounds on youtube and social media. On a popular food street in the city, diners sit on either side of the pavement looking on in disbelief -- as the road turns into a river in a matter of seconds, sweeping away tables and chairs. This summer was the hottest that Greece has ever witnessed, so hot that the forests filled with dry wood and grass started to catch fire, making firefighters battle to put out the hundreds of blazes that sprung up across the country. Then came the rains. In less than a day, Greece received as much rainfall as the country normally gets in a year.

Item Type: Newspaper Article
Authors: Nagendra, Harini
Document Language:
English (Full Issue)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Opinion, Environment, Prism
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Life sciences; biology > Ecology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > Research Centre
Full Text Status: Public
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/5159
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