#Flooding

  • Article: The Sea Is Swallowing Up Homes in This Senegal City
    Environment

    The Sea Is Swallowing Up Homes in This Senegal City

    April 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A scheme backed by the World Bank aims to resettle 10,000 residents from the coast of Saint-Louis. Read more

  • Article: These European Cities Will Be Worse Hit by Climate Change Flooding, Heatwaves, and Drought
    Environment

    These European Cities Will Be Worse Hit by Climate Change Flooding, Heatwaves, and Drought

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 21, 2018

    In the first study of its kind, scientists analysed 571 cities across Europe. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of US Chemical Plants Vulnerable to Flooding and Spills
    Environment

    Thousands of US Chemical Plants Vulnerable to Flooding and Spills

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 6, 2018

    The Houston area has more than 100 chemical plants at moderate or high risk of flooding Read more

  • Article: Louisiana Knows Thousands Should Be Relocated. But No Funds Exist.
    Environment

    Louisiana Knows Thousands Should Be Relocated. But No Funds Exist.

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2018

    It’s a problem faced all around the world. Read more

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

    12 Natural Disasters That Broke Our Hearts in 2017

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

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

  • Article: 6 Things That Could Happen if Sea Levels Rise by 11 Feet This Century
    Environment

    6 Things That Could Happen if Sea Levels Rise by 11 Feet This Century

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 21, 2017

    The last time the world was this warm was 3 million years ago. Read more

  • Article: The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns
    Environment

    The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2017

    “Our collective challenge is to expand opportunities to all in the cities.” Read more

  • Article: Here’s What You Need to Know About Food and Water Safety After Hurricane Harvey
    Water & Sanitation

    Here’s What You Need to Know About Food and Water Safety After Hurricane Harvey

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 30, 2017

    Flooding can contaminate food and public water supplies. Read more