Iran on the heat
Scientists believe that by 2050, regions including South Asia, the Persian Gulf (including Iran, Oman, and Kuwait), as well as countries bordering the Red Sea (such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Yemen) will no longer be habitable due to the effects of global warming. Through a series of images, this photo story captures the harsh reality of Iran's escalating heat and its devastating impact on the environment and people's lives. From dried rivers, lakes, and parched lands to sweltering cities and dwindling water resources, the photos reveal the stark consequences of climate change in one of the hottest countries on earth. As temperatures soar, farmers struggle to grow crops, workers suffer from heat exhaustion, and air pollution worsens, posing a grave threat to public health and the future of Iran's economy and society. This photo story is a poignant reminder of the urgent need for global action to combat climate change and protect the planet for generations to come. Bellow are my questions that I want to do my best to find an answer and show the answers (If possible) with my images. What are the main causes of the extreme heat and climate change in Iran? How is the rising temperature affecting the lives of people in Iran, particularly those who live in urban areas? What are the economic, social, and environmental consequences of the heat and climate change in Iran? What measures are being taken by the Iranian government and other organizations to mitigate the impact of the heat and climate change? How can individuals and communities in Iran adapt to the changing climate and protect themselves from the health risks associated with extreme heat? In one sentence, I can say, My main creative reference is my own life and my family's experiences as we try to find ways to stay safe and cool in the heat.