Since early spring, we have been following the heatwaves searing India and Pakistan with horror.

Anyone would be concerned watching the news reports, but for us, it’s personal. Instead of switching channel, it means checking in over WhatsApp with elderly family members back home, many of whom live alone and have been recovering from illness.

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Basav Sen directs the Climate Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Tejal Mankad is the digital and social media manager at Fossil Free Media.

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