Phnom Penh’s Public Works Department has explained recent widespread flooding.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads debilitating and potentially deadly viruses, from Zika and dengue to chikungunya, thrives in warmer climates than its malaria-carrying cousin.
After disasters in the United States like Hurricane Harvey, lawyers get busy with lawsuits seeking to apportion blame and claim damages.
With a backdrop of the snow-capped Himalayas stretched out across a vibrant blue sky, it is hard to dispute the sign as you enter Komik that declares it to be the world’s highest village with a road.
Climate change contributes to the problem of water scarcity and villagers often have no choice but to drink unsafe water.
With climate change expected to bring more frequent and intense droughts, the implications for areas that do not have time to bounce back fully could be severe.
Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon in southeast Iceland is one of the country’s top attractions. It is also a vivid warning of the glacier’s predicted disappearance.
To understand climate change induced-disaster risk, you need the effective deployment of climate and weather monitoring technologies.
Climate change could make much of South Asia too hot for human survival.
The “ger” districts’ crowded residential clusters and smoggy grey air are a far cry from the sprawling grasslands that Jamiynsurengiin Olzod, a 35-year-old seamstress, once called home.
“Countries in Asia and the Pacific are at highest risk of plummeting into poverty – and disaster – if mitigation and adaptation are not quickly implemented,” said Bambang Susantono.
The region’s future growth and security – as well as the welfare of hundreds of millions of people – are at stake, a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Buying solar panels to create power at home might seem an obvious way to bridge the gap. But although the panels have been available since 2014 in Aslam’s town of Larkana, the 35-year-old waited two years before installing one.
For people living in rural areas, droughts, floods and other natural disasters are a constant threat. But many don’t realize that in recent times these things are the result of climate change.
The G20 has developed a voluntary framework for companies to disclose the financial impact of climate-related risks and opportunities.