#Extreme weather

  • Article: World's Major Cities to Face 'Unknown' Climate Conditions by 2050
    Environment

    World's Major Cities to Face 'Unknown' Climate Conditions by 2050

    July 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    With rising temperatures, the risk of flood and drought around the world also increases. Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns
    Environment

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: US Coral Reefs Protect $1.8 Billion in Assets Every Year
    Environment

    US Coral Reefs Protect $1.8 Billion in Assets Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy|May 13, 2019

    They also generate billions in revenue for tourism and fishing industries. Read more

  • Article: Extreme Weather Made UK Food Prices Soar as Much as 80%
    Food & Hunger

    Extreme Weather Made UK Food Prices Soar as Much as 80%

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 27, 2018

    This could be the new global norm. Read more

  • Article: Food Shortages Force Kangaroos Onto the Streets of Australia’s Capital City
    Environment

    Food Shortages Force Kangaroos Onto the Streets of Australia’s Capital City

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 1, 2018

    An unusually harsh winter is forcing kangaroos into inner city suburbs. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Causes Extreme Weather Like Smoking Causes Cancer, Scientist Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Causes Extreme Weather Like Smoking Causes Cancer, Scientist Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 30, 2018

    Climate change is no longer a hypothetical. Read more

  • Article: It’s Even Colder in the UK Than in the Arctic — and Yes, Those Two Things Are Connected
    Environment

    It’s Even Colder in the UK Than in the Arctic — and Yes, Those Two Things Are Connected

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 26, 2018

    Temperatures in the Arctic are the highest they’ve ever been. Read more

  • Article: ISIS Preyed on Victims of Climate Change to Recruit in Iraq, Report Says
    Environment

    ISIS Preyed on Victims of Climate Change to Recruit in Iraq, Report Says

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2017

    Experts fear that climate change could fuel conflicts and destabilize parts of the world. Read more