Climate

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With Climate Change Driving Child Marriage Risks, Bangladesh Fights Back

  Climate change-driven extreme weather - from flooding and mudslides to blistering heat - is accelerating migration to Bangladesh's cities, raising the risks of problems...

China’s Air Quality Deteriorates Due to Winter Pollution: Official

  Air quality in China worsened in the first half of 2017, with 338 cities including the capital Beijing on average reporting fewer clean air...

Australia Helping Sri Lanka Fight Dengue Outbreak

  Australia is contributing funds to help Sri Lanka combat its worst outbreak of dengue fever, which has claimed 250 lives and infected nearly 100,000...

Sri Lanka Struggles to Adapt as Disasters Become a New ‘Normal’

  During Sri Lanka's May floods, rescue crews in Kiriella, a small town in Rathnapura District, spotted a remarkable sight. A middle-aged woman, trudging through waist-deep...

Climate Change Challenge Accepted By Group of Local Councils

  A group of local government councils are joining forces in an ambitious effort to tackle climate change. They have been inspired by a new report...

California Lawmakers Extend Landmark Climate Change Law

  California lawmakers voted Monday to extend a climate change initiative that Gov. Jerry Brownholds up as a model for states and nations looking to lower carbon emissions. Brown's...

Water irrigation canals: 1,000 years of history, so what’s the fuss?

  Humans are newcomers to Earth, even though their achievements have been enormous. It was only during the Holocene epoch (10,000 years ago) that the...

Floods, Reef Loss and Migration: Asia’s Future on a Hotter Planet

  A new report by the Asian Development Bank, or ADB, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, or PIK, outlines the dramatic changes...

Fighting Climate Change with Compassion, One Letter at a Time

  An Interview with DearTomorrow cofounders Jill Kubit and Trisha Shrum. What can you do that transcends climate policy and unites us all in a better,...

Climate Change May Ground a Third of Airplanes in Coming Decades: Study

  More frequent heat waves and rising temperatures due to global warming may ground up to a third of airplanes worldwide during hot days in...
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