#Flooding

  • Article: Venice Faces Its Worst Floods in 10 Years — and Climate Change Could Cause More
    Environment

    Venice Faces Its Worst Floods in 10 Years — and Climate Change Could Cause More

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 31, 2018

    Sea level rise could cause the historic city to flood twice a day by 2100. Read more

  • Article: Using Kitchen Material to Build Streets Could Cut Urban Flooding by Half
    Environment

    Using Kitchen Material to Build Streets Could Cut Urban Flooding by Half

    Oct. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Travertine is cheaper than both water-absorbing asphalt and concrete. Read more

  • Article: Floating Schools Help These Bangladeshi Students Learn During Monsoon Season
    Education

    Floating Schools Help These Bangladeshi Students Learn During Monsoon Season

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 13, 2018

    A nonprofit has already built 23 in a flood-prone area of the country. Read more

  • Article: How 'Climate Gentrification' Is Changing Miami — And the Rest of the World
    Environment

    How 'Climate Gentrification' Is Changing Miami — And the Rest of the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 30, 2018

    Gentrification has mixed consequences, but climate change brings new factors. Read more

  • Article: Floods in Kerala, India, Show How Unprepared the World Is for Climate Change
    Environment

    Floods in Kerala, India, Show How Unprepared the World Is for Climate Change

    Aug. 23, 2018

    Over the past 40 years Kerala has lost nearly half its forest cover. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds Die as Kerala, India, Faces Worst Floods in a Century
    Environment

    Hundreds Die as Kerala, India, Faces Worst Floods in a Century

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    "I opened the door and water gushed in.” Read more

  • Article: 14 Truly Moving Photos From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    14 Truly Moving Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|June 29, 2018

    From protests to asylum seekers on boats, these photos offer a glimpse into a world in flux. Read more

  • Article: UK Flooding Uncovers Shocking Scenes of Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    UK Flooding Uncovers Shocking Scenes of Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2018

    “It’s the worst image I’ve ever seen of plastic pollution.” Read more