Climate Change Will Endanger the Hajj, New Study Warns

Extreme weather – including intolerable heat and unexpected cold snaps –could pose extreme dangers for pilgrims visiting Saudi Arabia, cautions MIT study

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Muslim pilgrims are reflected on a pilgrim's sunglasses as they walk to cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil near Mecca, Aug. 13, 2019.
Muslim pilgrims are reflected on a pilgrim's sunglasses as they walk to cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil near Mecca, Aug. 13, 2019.Credit: AP Photo/Amr Nabil
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