#Drought

  • Article: Mosquitos Vanish in Finland as Heat Wave Plagues the Country
    Environment

    Mosquitos Vanish in Finland as Heat Wave Plagues the Country

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2018

    Relief from mosquito bites is tempered by the anxiety surrounding climate change. Read more

  • Article: Australian Farmers Struggle Amid One of the Worst Droughts in Living Memory
    Environment

    Australian Farmers Struggle Amid One of the Worst Droughts in Living Memory

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 7, 2018

    Some regional towns haven’t witnessed noteworthy rain since the beginning of 2012. Read more

  • Article: Tallest Peak in Sweden Melts to 2nd Place Due to Unprecedented Heat Wave
    Environment

    Tallest Peak in Sweden Melts to 2nd Place Due to Unprecedented Heat Wave

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2018

    Heat waves in Europe have had devastating consequences. Read more

  • Article: Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity
    Water & Sanitation

    Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 17, 2018

    High unemployment rates, drought, and electricity shortages have pushed Iraqis to protest. Read more

  • Article: Heavy Rains Save Cape Town From Running Out of Water — For Now
    Water & Sanitation

    Heavy Rains Save Cape Town From Running Out of Water — For Now

    By Joe McCarthy|June 13, 2018

    City officials are urging residents to keep conserving water. Read more

  • Article: 22 Stunning Environmental Photos From May
    Environment

    22 Stunning Environmental Photos From May

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|May 24, 2018

    April showers bring May volcanic eruptions. Read more

  • Article: New Report Shows How Badly Climate Change Is Hurting California
    Environment

    New Report Shows How Badly Climate Change Is Hurting California

    By Joe McCarthy|May 9, 2018

    “There is no time for political posturing and partisan debate.” Read more

  • Article: Mali's Erratic Weather Is Pushing Girls Into Risky Situations
    Girls & Women

    Mali's Erratic Weather Is Pushing Girls Into Risky Situations

    April 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    When drought comes, girls are the ones who must earn a living for their families. Read more