Life at 50C: Surviving in Kuwait’s ‘unbearable’ heat

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The Middle East is warming faster than much of the world, and Kuwait is careering towards unbearable temperatures.

With the mercury topping 53C, three Kuwaiti citizens – an influencer, a weather forecaster and a retired civil servant – raise the alarm.

They urge that Kuwait must not be allowed to get any hotter – and one of them has a solution to offer.

With 2021 set to be one of the hottest recorded years on Earth, Life at 50C presents the human impact of our changing climate.

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