#Extreme Weather

  • Article: African Countries Get New Tool to Predict Climate-Related Disasters

    African Countries Get New Tool to Predict Climate-Related Disasters

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 18, 2020

    Being able to track increasingly extreme weather patterns could save lives in the continent. Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About South Africa's #SpekboomChallenge

    What You Need to Know About South Africa's #SpekboomChallenge

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 10, 2020

    There's a new viral challenge sweeping the nation — and it's great news for the environment. Read more

  • Article: Hunger Looms in Madagascar After Torrential Rains Displace More Than 100,000 People

    Hunger Looms in Madagascar After Torrential Rains Displace More Than 100,000 People

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 31, 2020

    The floods have destroyed roads, schools, houses, farms, and livestock. Read more

  • Article: Millions Face Hunger as Deadly Drought Ravages Southern Africa

    Millions Face Hunger as Deadly Drought Ravages Southern Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 6, 2019

    “It’s a dire situation.” Read more

  • Article: Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    Floods in Niger Displace 23,000 People in Less Than a Month

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The West African country has a history of extreme weather, and climate change is making it worse. Read more

  • Article: Whaley Bridge Dam Collapse Is 'Wake Up Call' on Britain's Need to Prepare for Climate Change Impact

    Whaley Bridge Dam Collapse Is 'Wake Up Call' on Britain's Need to Prepare for Climate Change Impact

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 5, 2019

    Flash flooding has been causing havoc in the UK — leading to concern about climate preparedness. Read more

  • Article: Every One of the UK's 10 Hottest Years Have All Occurred Since 2002

    Every One of the UK's 10 Hottest Years Have All Occurred Since 2002

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2019

    The past 135 years have brought some really alarming changes to British weather. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa

    The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Africa is responsible for just 3% of global emissions. Yet it’ll be the worst hit by climate change. Read more