The Taste of Climate Change
They say climate change has a taste in Bangladesh – it tastes of salt. Kate Adie introduces correspondents’ stories from around the world:
Peter Oborne has been to Bangladesh, home to some of the world’s firstclimate change refugees.; cyclones are common, crops are being ruined and fresh water is becoming harder to find for some.
Yolande Knell examines the unexpected consequences of the Gulf blockade of Qatar, a year since it began.
Masuma Ahuja visits a mandatory pre-departure training centre for domestic workers in Sri Lanka. Cleaning, personal hygiene, and basic Arabic are all on the curriculum for the women who will soon be working as housemaids in the Middle East.
John Murphy meets an aspiring ‘idol’ in Seoul – one of the thousands of young women hoping to make it as a K-Pop star.
And Kieran Cooke discovers how some of the great German philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein’s last works ended up in a chicken-coup in the west of Ireland.
Producer: Joe Kent.
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