Communication key to tackling weather extremes crisis: Expert

For decades, climate scientists have been warning about the severe impact of climate change, from more extreme heatwaves, longer droughts and wilder storms to the disruption of food supplies and the displacement of millions of people.
For decades, climate scientists have been warning about the severe impact of climate change, from more extreme heatwaves, longer droughts and wilder storms to the disruption of food supplies and the displacement of millions of people.PHOTO: AFP

As weather extremes get worse, there is an urgent need to better connect the threat of climate change to ordinary people.

For decades, climate scientists have been warning about the severe impact of climate change, from more extreme heatwaves, longer droughts and wilder storms to the disruption of food supplies and the displacement of millions of people.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2019, with the headline 'Communication key to tackling crisis: Expert'. Subscribe