LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Venice could lose its status as a World Heritage Site if it does not adequately protect itself from worsening flooding, UNESCO representatives have warned, as they offered help after recent inundations.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Only a few U.S. states are taking significant steps to reduce hurricane risks, as a study this week showed the most damaging storms are now three times as frequent as a century ago and have become the costliest type of disaster, scientists said.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Access to cooling technologies is crucial for reasons far beyond just staying comfortable on a hot day.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With climate protests surging around the world, Collins Dictionary has declared 'climate strike' its 2019 'word of the year', noting the term's use has soared 100 times higher than in previous years.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Residents and visitors looking for the most climate-friendly places to eat, shop or find entertainment in Finland’s capital can now get quick advice to compare options.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the planet warms, deadly conflicts over water, food and fuel shortages and price hikes for those essentials are expected to start increasing dramatically, including in relatively stable parts of the world like Europe, researchers warned on Thursday.
LONDON, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than
two in three cities around the world already are noticing the
effects of climate change, from more heatwaves to worsening
flooding, but few have effective plans in place to deal with the
threats, researchers warned Tuesday.