By Joanna M. Foster on March 9, 2014
As almost 80 percent of Queensland is declared in drought, UN officials speak out about extreme weather and climate change.
By Joanna M. Foster on March 6, 2014
Hundreds of people who had to flee their houses earlier this week as floodwaters tore through Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands, are now returning home to pick up the soggy pieces.
By Katie Valentine on March 3, 2014
Instances of extreme flooding could also soar to once every 30 years, according to the study.
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By Joe Romm on February 14, 2014
"The record rainfall and storm surges that have brought flooding across the UK are a clear sign that we are already experiencing the impacts of climate change."
By Joanna M. Foster on February 13, 2014
As flood waters wash sewage into streets and backyards, it brings a host of bacteria and public health risks with it.
By Joanna M. Foster on February 10, 2014
The U.K.'s brutally wet winter which has flooded thousands of homes, is "consistent" with climate change, according to a new government report.
By Joanna M. Foster on February 8, 2014
After two record-breaking months of soggy weather, the UK braces for a weekend of high winds, monster waves and more rain.
By Jeff Spross on February 5, 2014
Researchers concluded 0.2 to 4.6 percent of the world’s population will be flooded annually by the end of the century, resulting in annual losses of 0.3 to 9.3 percent of global GDP.
By Ryan Koronowski on January 21, 2014
Even though parts of North America have been a bit colder than normal recently, the globe as a whole was much hotter than normal in 2013.
By Joanna M. Foster on January 21, 2014
Insurers shelled out a record C$3.2 billion ($2.92 billion) to cover claims in Canada in 2013, thanks to the record-breaking extreme weather that slammed the country last year.