In less than two weeks, Olympic swimmers will dive into Tokyo Bay to compete in the triathlon. For residents who live near the shore, that's an unappealing thought because, despite months of efforts to clean up the water, the bay stinks.
About 8.4 billion people — or almost 90 percent of the projected global population — could be exposed to malaria or dengue fever by 2080 if greenhouse gas emissions continue to surge, according to a new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health.
We discuss the myth that Canada has plenty of room for a much larger population, and the many reasons further population growth and "development" in Canada diminishes biodiversity, ecosystem health and quality of life.
Scientists calculate that by 2100, over 400 million people could live in low-lying, at-risk areas—and that's a conservative estimate, not factoring in explosive population growth in the world's cities.
The Minnesota city on Lake Superior is earning a reputation as a future destination for climate migrants. Experts say the entire Great Lakes region is primed for an influx, prompting questions on how to prepare for coming change.