Ukraine records one of its hottest summers and the implications of global warming.

With temperatures regularly rising above 40C, this threatens its agriculture sector that accounts for “Water unavailability and heat stress during periods of increased temperature already impact the yield of the crops,” Mykola Shlapak, a Kherson-based independent consultant on climate change mitigation,” says. Climate change is creating more and more “extreme weather events.” In July, farmers in the Kherson region lost a significant portion of their products because of heavy rainfalls.