Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

More than 120 people have died and hundreds are still missing after record rainfall caused the worst flooding in parts of Western Europe for many decades. In Germany dozens of people were unaccounted for, with the Chancellor Angela Merkel describing the floods as a catastrophe. Torrential rain has also devastated parts of Belgium, the Netherlands… Continue reading Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

Deadly street protests over Iran water shortages – BBC News

Security forces in Iran’s southwest Khuzestan province have been firing bullets at people protesting due to severe water shortages. The shortages are happening in one of the country’s hottest regions, where temperatures can reach 50 degrees Celsius. But the protests have developed into dissent against the government, the country’s Supreme Leader and have spread to… Continue reading Deadly street protests over Iran water shortages – BBC News