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Climate Change Could Make Parts of Middle East Uninhabitable

Climate change may render parts of the Middle East -- now home to over 500 million people -- too hot for humans, according to a new study. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Cyprus Institute say “very hot” days in the region have “doubled” since 1970. "In future, the climate in large parts of the Middle East and North Africa could change in such a manner that the very existence of its inhabitants is in jeopardy," says Jos Lelieveld, Director at the...

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