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More farmers are using cover crops, soil additives and crops suitable for drip irrigation in order to weather the drought.
In the capital of Sierra Leone, crowding and poverty complicate efforts to protect a city of 1.2 million from the effects of climate change. 

Women, children and the elderly are increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change in rural Zimbabwe, taking up a large share of the agricultural labor force and management of household nutrition.

With the Middle East feeling the heat of the climate crisis, co-operation between countries is essential. Is the renewable energy and water initiative signed by Israel and Jordan the first step?
Millions of homes will need to be built for booming city populations in the coming decades. The construction sector is a major greenhouse gas emitter, so what can the industry do to cut CO2?

The vast Sundarbans has always protected Bangladeshi coastal communities from the violent cyclones that regularly crash in from the Bay of Bengal, and they have always harvested its resources. But now, as the climate crisis encroaches, people are becoming even more dependent on the forest.

Despite $100 million in recent investments, many of the state's 400,000 to 800,000 farmworkers live in cramped, unsafe conditions.

In Kathmandu, residents face the dual challenges of freshwater aquifers running dry, and increasingly unpredictable monsoons causing flash floods.

“One of our goals is to create what we’ve termed a one-car community.”
New FEMA program would place homeless disaster survivors in apartments instead of trailer parks and also offer more social services.

In the works for 15 years, the territory's plan will plot the future of 21 per cent of Canada's land mass. And it's almost ready — hopefully.

For decades, Australians have happily paid a premium for their very own piece of coastline. But with up to a metre of sea-level rise all but locked in by the end of the century, will waterfront living remain a viable option?
Some people falsely believe that the Afghanistan takeover by the Taliban during a drought increases the risk of violence over shared waters such as the Helmand and Kabul Rivers. Violent clashes [...]

Cheryl Lubin adored her Cape Cod vacation home. The cedar-shingled retreat featured a chef's kitchen, wraparound deck, views of a salt marsh and easy access to famed beaches.

When Rex Holwell was a kid, early December usually marked a time when the ice would harden enough in Nunainguk (or Nain) for him to drive his snowmobile on the frozen harbour. Even though Unity Bay is in the Atlantic Ocean, clusters of islands protect it enough that it completely freezes over.

Climate expert Daniel Swain explains how a convergence of climate change, urban sprawl, and extreme weather fueled the costliest wildfire in Colorado history.

Much like the rest of the world, Morocco’s population is vulnerable to climate change-induced migration, with 1.9 million at risk of internal displacement.


Cracked homes, buckled roads and ruptured pipelines are likely to become common in and near the Arctic as warming temperatures cause frozen ground to thaw, new findings say.

Up to 10% of Cuban territory could be submerged by the end of the century, wiping out coastal towns, polluting water supplies, destroying agricultural lands and forcing one million people to relocate. Finding solutions is now essential.

Every winter, Delhi's toxic air is fuelled by farmers burning crop stubble. But the fires don't stop. Why? The answer lies in water.

Half a century ago, the film starring Charlton Heston predicted catastrophic climate change, megacorporations with excessive power and extreme inequality. Sound familiar?

Authors Giulio Boccaletti and Parag Khanna interview each other about their new books that are capturing attention around the world and provoking debate about borders, conflicts, and what sustainability may look like for the human race.

A potential disruption “has not been on anybody’s radar screen,” an energy expert said.
The Ethiopian entrepreneur Sara Menker founded Gro Intelligence, which uses artificial intelligence to forecast global agricultural trends and battle food insecurity.

As climate change raises temperatures, water is being pushed in new and more extreme directions. But are there ways we could use water to our advantage, environmentally?

To save the planet, the degrowth movement calls not for us to sacrifice prosperity, but to redefine it.

Fueled by a desire for space and liberated by remote work, homebuyers are pushing development ever deeper into the suburban outskirts of U.S. cities. 
Without dramatic action to curb carbon emissions and adapt to unavoidable change, experts say the damage wrought by rising temperatures will only get worse.
Yuill Herbert has led over 40 community energy and greenhouse gas reduction plans across the country through a workers' co-operative he co-founded called Sustainability Solutions Group.

As California continues to endure drought conditions throughout the state, officials are now implementing fines for those who use too much water in an attempt to manage a dwindling water supply.

The number of people who crossed the English Channel in small boats last year was treble the number for 2020.

Since 2017, premium rates are up 11.4 percent on average because of supply chain issues and climate change.
Adinas Perkins fondly recalls holidays growing up in Central City: Kids rode their bikes and tested out their new rollerskates. Family members crammed into her mother’s house.
The honeymoon’s over for its residents now that wildfires are almost constant. Has living in this natural wonderland lost its magic?