An outbreak of suspected viral encephalitis has killed 90+ children in India’s Bihar state, BBC reports, though some deaths have also been blamed on hypoglycemia.

Almost 2,000 lives in a single city could be saved in a 1-in-30-year extreme heat wave event by limiting global heating to 2 degrees Celsius as opposed to 3, according to a Science Advances study of 15 US cities by University of Bristol researchers.

Without successful climate change interventions, a new analysis shows that some regions of South Asia will experience extreme heat events fatal to humans by the late 21st  century.   As detailed in a new study published in Science Advances, the Indus and Ganges River…

Heat-related deaths are likely to spike in India as a result of increasing average global temperatures, a team of Indian and US researchers say. Using data from the India Meteorological Department, they analyzed summer temperature changes between 1960 and 2009 and found…

A brutal heat wave in the Middle East may be a harbinger of worse water scarcity and temperatures almost too hot for human survival, climate scientists warn. In Baghdad, the number of days with temperatures at 118 degrees or higher has more than doubled in recent years. As…