Drought

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04 06 2020 | 07:00

Responding to drought, hunger and climate change in Kenya.

Kenya is experiencing severe drought, exacerbated by climate change. Trócaire is responding providing assistance to people who are struggling to provide their families with one meal a day. “Everyone…

02 05 2020 | 07:25

Climate Change Pushes Girls in Northern Kenya Back to Early Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.

In northern Kenya, climate change threatens to reverse recent gains made in the fight against child marriage and female genital mutilation, but fierce advocates are fighting to stop the trend. Three…

25 04 2020 | 12:52

What to plant in a warming world.

NOTE: Importantly, as we continue to be mindful of the well-being of ourselves and others during the coronavirus outbreak, gardening can be as solitary and calming a pursuit as you’re likely to find…

19 04 2020 | 07:20

Megadrought emerging in western U.S. could be the worst in 1,200 years, study finds.

Catastrophic wildfires, decreasing snowpack and dwindling water resources have become a normal part of life for residents in the western U.S. And, as a result of climate change, this may be just the…

01 04 2020 | 10:59

New report tells grim story of heat, drought and fire.

Record hot weather, drought and a devastating bushfire season in 2019 damaged our environment and natural resources on an unprecedented scale, according to the annual Australia's Environment Report…

29 03 2020 | 14:21

As climate heats up, planners urged to look beyond history to judge risks.

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate predictions based only on what has happened in the past underestimate the likelihood of extreme weather, which could leave people and infrastructure…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

England could face droughts in 20 years due to climate breakdown - report.

Auditor general predicts drought in 20 years as demand rises and climate crisis reduces supply. England is in danger of experiencing droughts within 20 years unless action is taken to combat the…

20 03 2020 | 07:35

The Sahel in the midst of climate change.

Rainfall deficits and severe droughts, but also heavy rains and devastating floods: the Sahelian region is experiencing the full impact of climate change and its dramatic consequences on people’s…

05 03 2020 | 07:28

Fighting Extreme Weather.

Improved weather forecasting tools are giving farmers in Zambia the support they need to build resilience & prepare for more frequent climate shocks

27 02 2020 | 07:39

Africa at risk.

African nations are among the most vulnerable to climate change, with ever

07 01 2020 | 12:40

Southern Africa’s temperatures are rising at twice the global average rate, according to the IPCC.

Parts of the country have been affected by consecutive years of abnormally hot weather and below average rainfall that have scorched grazing lands and dried up watering holes since 2015, the driest…

09 11 2019 | 08:14

ZAMBIA: 2.3 Million people face severe food insecurity.

A “catastrophic” combination of drought and communities’ declining resilience has left an estimated 2.3 million people facing severe acute food insecurity – up from an estimate of 1.7 million people…

29 10 2019 | 12:58

The lost river.

Mexicans fight for mighty waterway taken by the US. The Colorado River serves over 35 million Americans before reaching Mexico – but it is dammed at the border, leaving locals on the other side with…

01 09 2019 | 11:43

This Is the Way the World Ends - New Book from Jeff Nesbit!

"With This is the Way the World Ends Jeff Nesbit has delivered an enlightening - and alarming - explanation of the climate challenge as it exists today. Climate change is no far-off threat. It's…

19 08 2019 | 11:19

Impacts of Climate Change.

Climate change and sustainability

08 08 2019 | 07:28

17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress.

Once-unthinkable water crises are becoming commonplace.

06 08 2019 | 06:48

8 ways climate change is already affecting Africa.

Right now, the effects of climate change are already being felt by people across Africa. Evidence shows that the change in temperature has affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water…

15 07 2019 | 09:05

By 2050, many U.S. cities will have weather like they’ve never seen.

New York, San Francisco, and Washington are among the 17 U.S. cities that will soon face unprecedented weather. CLIMATE FORECAST FOR 2050: New York City winters will have the weather of today’s…

19 06 2019 | 12:20

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals.

Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation funds. Drought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to…

14 06 2019 | 00:15

Climate crisis? Nah...fake news. It's just a hoax, Trump knows best.

Planet is entering ‘new climate regime’ with ‘extraordinary’ heat waves intensified by global warming, study says