#Extreme Weather

  • Article: Dry Taps, Dead Animals, and Rising Hunger as Southern Africa Feels the Effects of Climate Change

    Dry Taps, Dead Animals, and Rising Hunger as Southern Africa Feels the Effects of Climate Change

    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

  • Article: A Climate Disaster Takes Place Every Week Around the World, UN Says

    A Climate Disaster Takes Place Every Week Around the World, UN Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|July 9, 2019

    Climate-related disasters are estimated to cost $520 billion a year. Read more

  • Article: Lives Are Being Saved in European Heatwave Thanks to Better Preparations: Climate Scientists

    Lives Are Being Saved in European Heatwave Thanks to Better Preparations: Climate Scientists

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 3, 2019

    Valuable lessons were learned from an extreme heatwave in 2003 that killed over 35,000 people. Read more

  • Article: Trenches, Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    Trenches, Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    From Voice of America|May 20, 2019

    Cyclone Idai displaced nearly 90,000 people in the country. Read more