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Climate change could make the sacred Muslim pilgrimage of Hajj 'extremely dangerous'


Added 08-23-19 03:36:02am EST - “The sacred Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca may be threatened by climate change, a new study has found. Researchers at MIT found climate change will make it unbearably humid and hot.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Climate change to make Muslim pilgrimage of Hajj 'extremely dangerous'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The sacred annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca may be threatened by climate change, a new study has found. 

Hajj, one of the five central pillars of Islam, involves a journey to the holy city located in Saudi Arabia. 

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) found that climate change will make the region unbearably humid and hot in the wake of the growing climate crisis. 

Experts are now warning that if global temperatures continue to rise unabated, the weather could pose an 'extreme danger' to human health on the pilgrimage. 

Hajj, one of the five central pillars of Islam, involves a journey to the holy city of Mecca located in Saudi Arabia. Experts are now warning that if global temperatures continue to rise unabated, the weather could pose an 'extreme danger' to human health on the pilgrimage 

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