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Heatwaves, flood and fire: what it’s like to survive 2023’s extreme weather – video

In 2023, the effects of the climate crisis have come into sharp focus. Much of the northern hemisphere endured a blistering heatwave, while other countries were inundated with torrential rain and catastrophic flooding. A number of climate records – som…

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‘This will not be swept away’: the bamboo homes helping Pakistan’s post-flood rebuild

A year on from devastating floods, a renowned architect is leading a project to build affordable and sustainable homes while empowering communities in the processA year ago, Shani Dana’s mudbrick house was swept away in the worst floods on record to hi…

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After the floods, the future looks bright: truck art in Pakistan – a photo essay

Ali Salman Anchan and his team of artists travelled to meet some of the people affected by last year’s devastating monsoon rains in Sindh province. They set to work covering an aid truck with vibrant images to share people’s stories of resilience and r…

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