Middle East climate crisis: Region warming almost twice as fast as global average

As leaders from 120 nations meet for the COP27 conference in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, we bring you a special programme on how climate change is already impacting countries in the wider region. With extreme temperatures, rising sea levels and prolonged drought, the Middle East is warming almost twice as fast as the global average. More than 400 million people in the region face potentially devastating consequences.


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