18X more heatwaves in Afghanistan. 10X more crop failures in Mali. Today’s children will face dire consequences of climate change that their grandparents were spared, according to a new study from Save the Children and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Thomson Reuters…
COVID-19 and the climate took center stage as the United Nations General Assembly opened up yesterday, under an honor system vaccination requirement for in-person attendees. Nevertheless, it was Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—who reportedly isn’t…
Rising sea levels, water scarcity and declining crop productivity could displace 216 million people within their own countries by 2050—hitting the world’s poorest countries the hardest, a World Bank report released this week shows.
230+ medical journals have united in publishing an unprecedented joint statement warning leaders worldwide that climate change is the “greatest threat” to global public health and requires the same laser focus given to COVID-19.
Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana on Sunday—the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina—triggering flash flooding and striking a region already struggling against COVID-19, The Washington Post reports.
Iran’s ongoing Tropical Water Project, which includes 14 dams, has heightened tensions over water security with Iraq, where water resources are running low partly due to Iraq’s dam-building strategy. The combined effects of climate change and water shortages are forcing…
Following the UN IPCC’s
Devastating floods swept through China’s Henan province, killing more than 2 dozen people—including 12 trapped in an underground subway tunnel yesterday,
The death toll is 103 and rising from massive flash floods that caught Germany and its western neighbors off guard, as once-in-a-century rains weaponized swollen rivers and carved a path of destruction through ill-prepared villages,
Climate change will extend the threat of mosquito-borne diseases malaria and dengue to a total of 8.4 billion people by 2080—unless significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are made, according to a new