by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 12, 2014
As Brazil and Croatia prepare to battle it out in Sao Paulo in the opening match of the World Cup this afternoon, thousands of Brazilians in the south of the country are picking up the pieces after torrential rains left a trail of destruction.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 22, 2014
The floods in the Balkans, caused by three months of rain in just three days, are the most severe in the 120 year record. And the unprecedented deluge is consistent with climate change predictions.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 1, 2014
"This was not something that anyone had prepared for," one Florida resident said of the flooding.
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
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
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.