#Flooding

  • Article: There's a Disaster in Southern Africa You Probably Haven't Heard About

    There's a Disaster in Southern Africa You Probably Haven't Heard About

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2019

    Mozambique’s president said the death toll could reach 1,000. Read more

  • Article: Global Temperatures Reached Alarming Highs in 2018, Scientists Say

    Global Temperatures Reached Alarming Highs in 2018, Scientists Say

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 7, 2019

    If we don’t reduce greenhouse gases fast, it’ll only get worse. Read more

  • Article: Billions Rely on Himalayan Glaciers for Water. But They're Disappearing.

    Billions Rely on Himalayan Glaciers for Water. But They're Disappearing.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2019

    “This is the climate crisis you haven’t heard of.” Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Has Made Venice More Vulnerable to Flooding

    Climate Change Has Made Venice More Vulnerable to Flooding

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 30, 2018

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

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

    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

    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

    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