Scientists have long warned that climate change will lead to more intense weather.

Many point to record-breaking temperatures now in India and Pakistan as proof.

Although heatwaves are common in the region, they don’t usually start until May or June.

The intense heat has increased demand for electricity, leading to power outages.

So what can be done to reduce the impact of the heatwaves?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida

Guests:

Aruna Chandrasekhar – journalist, Carbon Brief.

Roxy Mathew Koll – Climate Scientist, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology.

Madhura Joshi – Senior Associate, E3G climate change think tank.

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