#floods News

Zhejiang, China
China’s coastal cities face the greatest risk from flooding over the next three decades, along with key Asian municipalities Mumbai, Dhaka, Bangkok and Quezon City.
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Already struggling to access work, education and other basic rights, trans and intersex people in Bangladesh are at greater risk from climate threats like floods and cyclones.
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New adaptation measures bring hope to people on the chars of the Brahmaputra, whose homes are often lost to floods and erosion.
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Recent research has indicated that modifications to aspects of the water cycle are now causing Earth system destabilisation at a scale that modern civilisation might not have ever faced.
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#floods Opinion

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Despite widespread recognition that women are underrepresented in climate and conservation fora, the problem persists. Given that women face the greatest risks from environmental crises and have been shown to deliver better environmental policy results, this status quo is both unjust and shortsighted.
Floods in Bandung in West Java, Indonesia.
Many Southeast Asian countries are at the intersection of high exposure and low readiness to adapt to the risks brought by global warming. The region needs to move a lot faster on better planning and data collection.
Solar panels at a village on Sumba island, Indonesia
Change in itself isn’t necessarily bad if we take ownership of it. We’ve done some things right and will need to rapidly scale these efforts up.
2021 climate disasters food security
More diseases, less access to social protection, and a worsening outlook for every decimal point of temperature increase. Effective solutions need to include all stakeholders.
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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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#floods Podcasts

EB podcast IPCC authors
What's it like co-writing a 3,500 page report on the dangers of climate change with hundreds of scientists worldwide, over Zoom calls during a pandemic? Eco-Business speaks to authors from the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore who were in the thick of the action.
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