#Drought

  • Article: Cape Town Isn't the Only African City Facing Water Shortages
    Water & Sanitation

    Cape Town Isn't the Only African City Facing Water Shortages

    Feb. 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These major cities could be next. Read more

  • Article: Africa's Food Supply Is Under Threat — And It's Not Just from Drought or Famine
    Food & Hunger

    Africa's Food Supply Is Under Threat — And It's Not Just from Drought or Famine

    Jan. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The worm is spreading rapidly across Africa, threatening the livelihoods of millions of farmers. Read more

  • Article: How Bill Gates Is Helping Lift 100 Million Farmers Out of Poverty
    Food & Hunger

    How Bill Gates Is Helping Lift 100 Million Farmers Out of Poverty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 26, 2018

    Crops need to be more nutritious and resistant to extreme weather conditions. Read more

  • Article: How 2 Years of Drought Have Caused a Devastating Humanitarian Crisis in Kenya
    Food & Hunger

    How 2 Years of Drought Have Caused a Devastating Humanitarian Crisis in Kenya

    Jan. 12, 2018|IRIN

    Millions are already in need of food aid — and it's getting worse. Read more

  • Article: Drought in Israel Threatens Holy Land's Waters
    Environment

    Drought in Israel Threatens Holy Land's Waters

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Joe McCarthy|Jan. 4, 2018

    Elsewhere in the world, water crises are affecting billions of people. Read more

  • Article: Yes, UK Aid Money Goes to Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Countries — and Here’s Why That’s Important
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Yes, UK Aid Money Goes to Some of the World’s Most Corrupt Countries — and Here’s Why That’s Important

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 2, 2018

    Corruption isn’t a reason to slash aid spending to the countries who need it most. Read more

  • Article: 6 Signs That Climate Change Got Way Worse in 2017
    Environment

    6 Signs That Climate Change Got Way Worse in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 18, 2017

    Nearly 16,000 scientists signed an open letter in November urging immediate climate action. Read more

  • Article: 12 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2017
    Environment

    12 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2017

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Joe McCarthy|Dec. 8, 2017

    Climate change may have played a role in most of them. Read more