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‘Slow disaster’: Indonesians in sinking village in Java forced to adapt as climate change leads to rising sea levels

Indonesian teacher Sulkan leafs through pictures at his small sea-surrounded mosque, remembering a marching band and smiling children who graduated from his kindergarten, standing on a road now submerged by murky, green water.

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Insurance firms need more climate change information. Scientists say they can help

Floods, wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes cause billions of dollars of property damage each year. Can federal climate scientists help the insurance industry keep up?
When disaster strikes, is climate change to blame?

When disaster strikes, is climate change to blame?

Scientists are specifying how much damage climate change is adding to extreme weather events, potentially influencing court cases, insurance claims and public policy.

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Nations ‘nowhere near’ emissions cuts needed to avoid climate disaster, U.N. says

Nations ‘nowhere near’ emissions cuts needed to avoid climate disaster, U.N. says

Methane emissions are rising faster than ever, a study shows, as a new U.N. report also released Wednesday says countries are "nowhere near" emissions cuts needed to avoid a climate disaster.
Fleeing Yamuna floodwaters a way of life

Fleeing floodwaters a way of life for families on banks of New Delhi's Yamuna River

Already forced to flee their last home due to extreme weather, flooding is again taking away the little Bhagwan Devi, her husband and their four children have.
Looking back on America’s summer of heat, floods and climate change: Welcome to the new abnormal

Looking back on America’s summer of heat, floods and climate change: Welcome to the new abnormal

Millions of people around the world suffered through long-lasting heat waves and deadly flash flooding in the summer of 2022. A climate scientist explains the rising risks.
Pacific Islands prolonged droughts

Pacific Islands brace for prolonged droughts and more flooding as La Niña continues for third year in a row

Some Pacific Island nations are still recovering from floods or facing severe drought conditions, and there is little reprieve in sight as a third La Niña is set to exacerbate extreme weather conditions across the region. 
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