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Droughts, Wreaking Havoc Across The Globe

Dr. Mariam Zachariah, Research Associate, World Weather Attribution Initiative, Grantham Institute for Climate change and the Environment, Imperial College London

01-Sep-22 07:15

Droughts, Wreaking Havoc Across The Globe

The summer of 2022 saw major, sustained drought over the globe, from Europe to China to the United States and Africa, with dire ramifications ranging from energy shortages to food insecurity. Dr. Mariam Zachariah, Research Associate working with the World Weather Attribution initiative, at the Grantham Institute for Climate change and the Environment of Imperial College London helps us understand what is driving these dry spells and what we can do about it.

Produced by: Bernard Lee

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning


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Categories:  environment

Tags:  energy shortagedroughtsfood insecurityclimate changegreenhouse gas emissions





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