Heat waves highlight need for action

As world gets hotter, there are still too many opponents of efforts to tackle climate change

By ALFRED ROMANN The author is managing director of Bahati, an editorial services agency based in Hong Kong. The views do not necessarily reflect those of China Daily.

For the first time ever, a heat wave has been given an official name, and that is a bad sign for the world. Until recently, only hurricanes and typhoons had names. But now the Spanish city of Seville has developed a naming and ranking system for heat...

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