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'It's over for us': how extreme weather is emptying Bangladesh's villages

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The frequency of natural disasters is making life in rural areas increasingly difficult, pushing inhabitants into city slums

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'It's over for us': how extreme weather is emptying Bangladesh's villages

'It's over for us': how extreme weather is emptying Bangladesh's villages

The frequency of natural disasters is making life in rural areas increasingly difficult, pushing inhabitants into city slums

'We feel like hermit crabs': Myanmar's climate dispossessed

'We feel like hermit crabs': Myanmar's climate dispossessed

In the coastal town of Khindan, the catastrophic effect of rising sea levels is all too apparent

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh

Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh

One of India's major cities is reeling as more than 80 deaths are confirmed along the Bengal coast.

Storms in America and the Pacific are evidence of climate change

Storms in America and the Pacific are evidence of climate change

Governments are getting a bit better at dealing with threats like Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut

Why IBM is offering $200K to developers to create tech solutions for natural disaster relief

Why IBM is offering $200K to developers to create tech solutions for natural disaster relief

IBM invites developers to Call for Code, a hackathon competition aimed at building digital tools to help with some of nature's worst disasters.

On the Waterfronts

On the Waterfronts

Nearly twenty thousand homes built since 2010 are at a significant risk of chronic flooding by the mid-twenty-first century, and buyouts have different outcomes for rich and poor.

Adapting to 4°C of global warming

Adapting to 4°C of global warming

Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency, delivered a speech at the Committee on Climate Change’s “Adapting to 3°C+ of global warming” conference, 13 October 2020.

The risk of 'cascading' natural disasters is on the rise

The risk of 'cascading' natural disasters is on the rise

As climate models predict danger to the nation's infrastructure, we need better public education to reduce and address these threats.

This Map Shows How the Carolinas Became More Vulnerable to Hurricanes

This Map Shows How the Carolinas Became More Vulnerable to Hurricanes

The southeast coast is no stranger to devastating storms, but that hasn’t slowed people from moving there.

Florence Flooding Is The Slow-Motion Train Wreck Forecasters Warned About

Florence Flooding Is The Slow-Motion Train Wreck Forecasters Warned About

Days after landfall, the remnant storm continues to pummel flood-scarred communities in North Carolina.

Bangladesh Gets a New Climate Academy

Bangladesh Gets a New Climate Academy

Bangladesh takes new step to integrate climate services into planning around food security During a recent training in Dhaka, Imran Nizami recalled his “aha” moment. Columbia University’s ...

Paying for Extreme Weather: Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods and Droughts Quadrupled in Cost Since 1980

Paying for Extreme Weather: Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods and Droughts Quadrupled in Cost Since 1980

A new report looks at the price of climate-linked natural disasters and how global warming is making them worse.