12 Nov 2022

‘There is no future’ Iraq’s rivers are drying up

As countries from around the world debate how to tackle climate change at the COP27 talks in Egypt – it’s countries like Iraq which are on the frontline.

The mighty Tigris and Euphrates – the rivers which once helped to make it the cradle of civilisation – are now running dry.

Land there is turning to desert – with severe droughts and dust storms.