Climate change and development are set to collide in the booming Austin-San Antonio megaregion as housing expands into fire-prone wildlands.
In Arizona’s Pinal county water cuts have become a reality even before this month’s historic deal by states to use 13% less water from stricken river.
Peru is taking extraordinary measures such as banning households from filling vases with water, as it battles its worst dengue outbreak on record, a crisis that experts have linked to increased rainfall and warmer temperatures as the climate changes.
Raging wildfires that have burned through thousands of acres have forced more than 16,000 Canadians to evacuate their homes and triggered a burn ban in Nova Scotia, as the region experiences record-breaking heat.
Overcrowded and underfunded, tribal jails aren't ready for a warming world.
The rising incidence of wildfires means many Californians can no longer insure their property. It’s a sign of what’s ahead for the whole housing market, writes Arwa Mahdawi.
Experts say this is likely to be one of the deadliest years on record on Mount Everest, with variable weather caused by climate change being blamed as one of the main reasons for the deaths of up to 17 people.
Flash droughts develop fast, and when they hit at the wrong time, they can devastate a region’s agriculture. They’re also becoming increasingly common as the planet warms.
Less than a year after hurricane Fiona caused widespread damage in Atlantic Canada and became the most costly extreme weather event ever recorded in the province, Nova Scotia is seeing an early and destructive wildfire season.