Parts of the Middle East and North Africa could become unbearably hot if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.
New research predicts that, by mid-century, summer temperatures will stay above 30°C at night and could rise to 46C during the day. By the end of the century, maximum temperatures could reach 50C, and this could happen more often. Instead of 16 days of extreme heat, there could be 80 days.
“In future, the climate in large parts of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) could change in