John O’Loughlin

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Residents collect drinking water from a municipal tanker in Kolkata, India, on July 8. India's National Institution for Transforming India has warned that many states in the country will gradually run out of water because of climate change and population growth. (Piyal Adhikary/EPA-EFE)

During last month’s U.S. Democratic presidential candidate debates, former congressman Beto O’Rourke, Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, and former housing and urban development secretary Julián Castro all identified climate change as a major geopolitical threat facing the United States. Some even gave it equal billing with China and the prospect of nuclear war.

The United Nations warned that there’s now a climate change crisis every week — after cautioning that a “climate apartheid” would divide the world between those who have the means to adapt to higher temperatures and those who don’t. And experts identify Europe’s extreme heat wave as a taste of what is likely to happen more often because of climate change.…  Seguir leyendo »