Climate Change

Discussion: Climate change and a deepening global health crisis


Climate change is driving extreme weather events across the globe and exacerbating health conditions and disparities. The World's Environment Editor and Correspondent Carolyn Beeler moderated a discussion with Harvard T.H. Chan School's Renee Salas, who explored the deepening crisis at the intersection of climate change and health.

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Taliban takes over half of Afghanistan’s provincial capitals

The Taliban has taken over half of Afghanistan's provincial capitals, as it continues to make gains across the country. Also, the Venezuelan government and opposition are meeting for talks in Mexico. And, President Joe Biden is sending his special envoy for the Horn of Africa, Jeffrey Feltman, to push for stability in Ethiopia.

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Taliban takes over three more Afghan provincial capitals

Top of The World: The Taliban has taken control of three more Afghan provincial capitals. And, deadly wildfires are ravaging villages and the forest in Kabyle, a mountainous region east of Algiers, Algeria’s capital. A court in China has sentenced Canadian entrepreneur and former diplomat Michel Spavor to 11 years in prison for espionage.

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UN climate report is a 'code red for humanity'

Top of The World: The planet is becoming increasingly hot, with human activity changing the climate in unprecedented ways, a new scientific report from the IPCC says. And, with the United States rapidly withdrawing from Afghanistan, the Taliban are precipitously taking over provincial capitals across the country. Also, a massive fire on Evia, Greece’s second largest island, continues its devastation for a seventh day on Monday.