Rising Sea Levels Are Displacing Villagers in Myanmar

Millions of people in Myanmar are threatened by flooding and rapid soil erosion caused by rising sea levels. One village of 1,500 residents had to relocate entirely, moving further inland to escape the rising water, and abandoning farmland in the process.

Qatar Is Air-Conditioning the Outdoors Because of Climate Change

Qatar's average temperatures have risen more than 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the late 19th century. Now engineers preparing for the 2022 World Cup are outfitting stadiums with massive cooling systems to create tolerability for spectators and players.

Climate change: we need to Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt

The analysis was carried out by the Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science. The report says it is an urgent moral obligation of richer countries to invest in adaptation measures that will benefit the world.

Seychelles' president gives speech on climate change in a submersible

Seychelles President Danny Faure calls for stronger protection of the oceans. During the speech he was in a manned submersible that was 400 feet below the waves, on the seabed off the outer islands of the Seychelles.

Cyclone Shows Climate Change’s Deadly Impact on Poor Nations

The tropical cyclone that tore through Mozambique and other Southern African nations spotlights how the combination of rapid urbanization and climate change is turning deadly in the world’s poorest nations.

An economic model to help to understand climate change effects

UK and US economists have created a model to assist policymakers in better understanding willingness issues related to climate change mitigation efforts.

Rising sea levels threaten Easter Island’s heritage

Remains of the famous civilization on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, are at risk of disappearing as climate change leads to coastal erosion.

Climate change could lead to 1m migrants a year entering EU by 2100

Researchers plotted temperature rises against the number of asylum applications and are predicting that as the southern hemisphere heats up the number of people migrating to the EU each year will triple.

Fijian villagers prepare for climate disasters

Three villages have already been moved and another 43 are set to be shifted, the country’s attorney general said last month.

Climate Change Lawsuit In US Comes From Young People

Twenty-one young people are suing the federal government in US for violating their rights by not sufficiently addressing climate change.

New Zealand considering special visas for climate refugees

New Zealand is thinking about "an experimental humanitarian visa category" for people uprooted from their homes because of climate change.

Unabated climate change would reverse the development gains in Asia

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development gains, and degrade quality of life.