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Middle East: Too Hot To Handle?

August 10th, 2016

Episode 588 of 836 episodes

Will poor water management and climate change inevitably lead to conflict and migration in the Middle East? Ed Butler speaks to climatology professor Elfatih Eltahir, and to journalist and author Francesca de Chatel, as he seeks answer. And are politicians to blame for Lebanon's chronic water shortages and power cuts? Venetia Rainey reports from Beirut. (Picture: A Lebanese farmer installs water tubes on his field; Credit: Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)

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