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Explainer – As climate change wreaks havoc globally, IPCC report flags ways to adapt

Madagascar Cyclone Batsirai aftermath

Barcelona, SpainThomson Reuters Foundation From Madagascar, where hunger is surging after a recent storm destroyed drought-withered crops, to Brazil’s historic mountain town of Petropolis, hit by a deluge that has caused about 200 deaths, the impacts of wilder weather are being felt worldwide. Worse is to come, faster than expected, even if efforts to curb […]

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade – UN climate report

US California house on fire

Brasilia, BrazilReuters Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a UN climate science report said on Monday. The report found that we are already experiencing those effects of climate change, as […]