#floods News

Dharavi villager
Women who make goods like clothing and street food in slum homes are producing less amid baking temperatures and floods, hurting their fragile livelihoods, a survey finds.
arctic permafrost
A new study shows that warming global temperatures are transforming the Arctic regions, where thawing permafrost and peat fires threaten up to half of the existing infrastructure by 2050.
FLOODING IN CHINA
A new study shows that hurricanes and tropical cyclones, typically scourges of low-latitude regions, could start drifting across a wider range to hit populous mid-latitude cities like New York, Boston, Beijing, and Tokyo.
Borit Lake
In Gilgit-Baltistan, communities hit by climate change-induced disasters suffer depression and insomnia.
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#floods Opinion

flooding in the netherlands
If this year’s flooding and wildfires came as a surprise to inhabitants of rich countries, that is because the modern political compact was built on effective water management.
coal mine in indonesia
Singapore is a key facilitator of coal projects regionally, particularly in Indonesia. As impacts of climate change worsen, Singapore must go beyond encouraging green finance, to regulating funding for environmentally destructive projects.
Long Tungan flooding
As indigenous communities in Sarawak deal with the second flooding of the year, they also face legal harassment by timber giant Samling in an unprecedented move that seems designed to silence criticism.
Sual 1 coal plant Pangasinan, Philippines
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
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#floods Videos

manila bay with boats
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
UK flood barriers
The risks of tidal flooding are worsening across much of Britain—and that is leading to more protective barriers being put in place.
coffee farmer Somsak Sriphumthong
Watch this charming video of how Thai farmer Somsak Sriphumthong got rid of a destructive opium field and helped curb deforestation and downstream flooding with his organic and sustainable coffee farm.
A child in Leyte Philippines, aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
Despite strenuous efforts by many rich governments, loss and damage due to climate change is evident everywhere; UN environment and climate bodies suggest some ways to deal with it.
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