#Extreme Weather

  • 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

  • Article: Americans in Cool States Tend to Underestimate Threats From Rising Heatwaves

    Americans in Cool States Tend to Underestimate Threats From Rising Heatwaves

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 13, 2019

    Hotter temperatures are expected to become more common in the US. Read more

  • Article: Heatwave Threatens Zimbabwe's Harvest Amid Severe Drought

    Heatwave Threatens Zimbabwe's Harvest Amid Severe Drought

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 12, 2019

    Unusually high temperatures and lack of rainfall are hitting crops and livestock, officials say. Read more

  • Article: Here's How Climate Change Will Affect Weather in the UK

    Here's How Climate Change Will Affect Weather in the UK

    March 12, 2019

    Climate change means more extreme weather – here’s what the UK can expect. Read more

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 17, 2018

    The storm is reportedly this year’s strongest. Read more

  • Article: 11 Striking Photos of Weather, Women, and Water From Across the World This Week

    11 Striking Photos of Weather, Women, and Water From Across the World This Week

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Sept. 14, 2018

    Water was a source of fear and hope for people around the world this week. Read more