This brief focuses on the extreme weather and humanitarian crises that have hit the Horn of Africa and Mozambique. It shows how the countries that have done little to fuel the climate crisis already face its worst impacts.

The tell-tale signs and impacts of climate change – such as sea level rise, ice loss and extreme weather – increased during 2015-2019, which is set to be the warmest five-year period on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

With record breaking high temperatures around the world and increasing droughts, climate change exacerbates water supply problems and thus increases the vulnerability of societies. These are the findings of the World Risk Report 2019 focused on water supply.

The word “unprecedented” has been in regular use lately. As predictions about climate change increasingly become observations, are witnessing firsthand the impacts of more frequent and severe weather events. These events are playing havoc with health, agricultural systems, communities and economy.

Extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, droughts, and excess rainfall, are a major cause of crop yield losses and food insecurity worldwide. Statistical or process-based crop models can be used to quantify how yields will respond to extreme weather and future climate change.

For Global Spotlight Report, Climate Scorecard asked Country Managers to  provide information on how climate change is impacting the most vulnerable population  groups in the leading greenhouse gas emitting countries that cover.    Extreme weather events, such as soaring temperatures, droughts, floods, and forest fires  are the cause of much cli

Climate change is set to have profound effects on Vietnam’s development. With nearly sixty percent of its land area and seventy percent of population at risk of multiple natural hazards, Vietnam globally is among the most vulnerable countries to both chronic and extreme events.

Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impact

"Weather is chaotic," said Melissa Lau, a sixth-grade teacher in this bedroom community outside of Oklahoma City. "What does that mean to you?"

Water-world: Vehicles stuck in the water-logged King’s Circle in Sion in Mumbai on Monday morning.

540 mm of rain in 48 hours leaves city inundated; Met Dept forecasts more rain

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