Pakistan Flood Crisis Caused by Climate Change

Relentless rains in Pakistan over two months have caused the country's worst flooding in more than a decade. Floodwaters have washed away roads, buildings, and crops. A third of the country is now underwater.

Bangladesh is learning to embrace flooding

As climate change is set to make flooding worse in Bangladesh, researchers are racing to find adaptations that balance their restorative and destructive powers.

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.

Climate change is affecting the way Europe floods

Climate change is disrupting the rhythms of spring growing and river flooding across Europe, which could pose new problems for biodiversity and food security in floodplains, scientists say.

Record-breaking flooding in Nebraska is visible from space

Climate change means springtime temperatures are arriving earlier with more intense early-season rains, worsening the risk of damaging floods. Current flooding has far surpassed previous all-time records.

Villagers 'Living Between Life and Death' as Pakistan's Glaciers Melt

Pakistan has more glaciers than any other country outside the polar region — more than 7,200. Data gathered over the last 50 years shows that all but about 120 of the glaciers are melting, due to rising temperatures.

Internet at Risk as Sea Levels Rise

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the USA may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study.

Rising sea levels could cost the world $14 trillion a year by 2100

A study found flooding from rising sea levels could cost $14 trillion worldwide annually by 2100, if the target of holding global temperatures below 2ºC above pre-industrial levels is missed.

Climate change 'will push European cities towards breaking point'

Study highlights urgent need to adapt urban areas to cope with floods, droughts and heatwaves.

Act now to protect millions from floods — study

Scientists say millions more are at risk of flooding over the decades to come based on climate change already in the pipeline. In order to survive, the time to adapt is now.

Laser-equipped aircraft to map England in 3D

Aircraft equipped with futuristic laser scanners are to map the entirety of England in 3D to help combat flooding, cut down on fly-tipping and uncover long-lost roads.

Meteorologist warns of collapse of two Antarctic glaciers

Meteorologists warns that the collapse of Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers in Antarctica could flood every coastal city on Earth.

The unnamed phenomenon behind Peru’s extraordinary flooding

The warm ocean water behind this month’s flooding suggests another El Niño may be forming. The water is so warm, that Peru climatologists declared a “coastal El Niño” to communicate to the public the kind of conditions they should prepare for.

Coastal Cities in US Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

floods could occur several times a week on average by 2045 along the mid-Atlantic coastline, where seas have been rising faster than nearly anywhere else.