From Denver in North America to Tbilisi in Georgia, the past one week saw temperatures being shattered all across the world, as global warming added an edge to heatwaves.

As Middle East summer temperatures soar above 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit), Gazans are struggling to stay cool amid a power crisis, with less than four hours of electricity a day and little chance to run fans and air-conditioners.

NEW DELHI, June 8: India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows.

Devastating rise in temperatures

June 5, 2017 10:16 am

Climate change is an imminent threat to the global environment, and one of the leading causes of climate change can be seen in under-developed countries like Nepal where 25.2 percent of the people are living below the poverty line. Nepal has seen many disasters caused by climate change, such as the melting of snow-caps on mountains and glaciers which has further led to calamities like floods.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Temperatures will increase by 1-2 degrees on average each year in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region including Nepal after the year 2050 and by 3-4 degrees in some of the higher altitude areas  in the region, it is shown by four years of rigorous scientific research on climate and the water scenario.