Climate change threatens cities around the world with heat waves and floods, but some places have learned to adapt. Here’s how

Climate change is going as bad for cities as we warned it would. Extreme weather is increasingly common and severe globally. Australian cities have been hit by a number of recent catastrophic events. It will also get worse. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fact sheet outlining impacts on human settlements is a very … Read more

California’s river storms will not solve a historic drought

A house flooded by the Salinas River during a rainstorm in Salinas, California on January 13. Photo: Josh Edelson/Bloomberg via Getty Images California water department officials are scrambling to capture as much runoff as possible from the state’s weeks-long atmospheric river storms in an effort to alleviate water supply concerns stemming from a massive ongoing … Read more

Kevin Costner reacts to his Golden Globe win after missing the show due to the California floods

Kevin Costner attends the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Santa Monica, California, US, February 27, 2022. REUTERS/Aude Guerrucci Kevin Costner shares his thanks at the Golden Globes after missing Tuesday’s ceremony due to the California flood. the Yellowstone The star won Best Actor in a TV Drama, but he wasn’t in the Beverly Hilton … Read more

Murray River floods are killing “thousands” of wombats, but rescuers are working to save survivors

Courteney Decross crouches silently next to a washed-up wombat burrow. the main points: Volunteers are working to rescue stranded wombats in Riverland, South Australia Ten of them were rescued and released to sanctuary in the Adelaide Hills The Department of Environment says 3,600 animals have been euthanized since the floods began She knows that the … Read more

Water quality concerns loom in Durban after months of deadly floods | Water

a A few miles off the coast of Durban, a female humpback whale and her calf – the last of the thousands to migrate along South Africa’s east coast from May to December – splash their fins playfully on the surface of the Indian Ocean. Deep down, they’re unfazed by the dark brown sheen that … Read more