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Europe faces worst drought in 500 years, China battles longest heat wave on record

The effects of climate change are touching all corners of the world as Europe deals with its worst shortage in five centuries while China's Yangtze River dries up from the country's heat wave.

Video Transcript

- Rising temperatures around the world not letting up any time soon. Both the United States and Europe are sweltering under this historic heat wave. Europe facing its worst drought in 500 years, according to the new study by the European Commission. Dry conditions threatening livestock and increasing crop failure across the continent. Meanwhile, in China, the country is battling scorching temperatures, stretching past 70 days, leaving the Yangtze River to slowly dry out.