by Natasha Geiling Posted on March 20, 2015
Cyclone Pam destroyed much of the country's agriculture, the sector most impacted by natural disasters according to a new U.N. report.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 17, 2014 Updated: September 18, 2014
Using four decades of data, the study found that floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts and other hazards now cause twice as many people to lose their homes as in the 1970s.
by Will Freeman Posted on May 27, 2014
Above the skyline of El Alto, Bolivia, a drone built using recycled materials is capturing aerial video- and international attention.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 21, 2014
Glaciers are melting and retreating, while climate change brings more snowfall and more erratic storms, all contributing to the region's instability.
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 Joanna M. Foster Posted on February 25, 2014
President Obama announced plans Monday to change how the rising costs of fighting wildfires will be paid for.
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.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on December 24, 2013 Updated: December 24, 2013
Here are the stories that best visually illustrated the impacts of climate change and fossil fuel extraction.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 18, 2013
The U.N. is hoping to set up a new agreement to help countries reduce the risks of extreme weather events that are increasing in intensity and frequency due to climate change.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 16, 2013
Typhoon Wipha caused deadly mudslides and destroyed homes in Japan Wednesday, mostly on the island of Izu Oshima, about 75 miles south of Tokyo.