The View From Asia

Time ticking on our responses to climate change

Asia News Network writers share their concerns over efforts to deal with climate change. Here are excerpts.

Smoke is seen from a chimney in Xinjiang, China, on Jan 24, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
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The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Over the last few weeks, I have been in Europe, and it seemed that everywhere I went, there were record-breaking weather events. The first climate change impact to take note of is the major heat dome over western Europe, which has already caused extreme wildfires in Portugal, Spain and France, causing hundreds of deaths and making thousands of people homeless - and the worst is yet to come.

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