by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 29, 2014
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced and over 120 are dead after flash floods swept through northern Afghanistan.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on April 28, 2014
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler criticized Governor John Hickenlooper for failing to prepare in advance for natural disasters like the record wildfires and floods that have hit the state in the past year.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 7, 2014 Updated: April 8, 2014
The flooding has killed at least one person and forced evacuations.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 7, 2014
At least 49,000 people are believed to be homeless after flash floods ripped through the Solomon Islands.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 27, 2014 Updated: March 27, 2014
As rescue crews and search dogs continue to scour day and night for survivors, it's worth a moment to reflect on the importance of accurately communicating science in a situation like this.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted 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 Posted 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 Posted on March 3, 2014
Instances of extreme flooding could also soar to once every 30 years, according to the study.
by Joe Romm Posted 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 Posted 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.