“What’s happening in Pakistan demonstrates the sheer inadequacy of the global response to the climate crisis,” the UN Secretary-General said.
The magical crowdsourced mega dam was supposed to solve Pakistan’s future flooding and power problems.
In a country facing the most alarming climate change crisis this year, people are scrambling to get relief aid.
The El Pinabete coal mine in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila flooded on Aug. 3, leaving 10 workers trapped with 130-foot floodwaters.
They say the $1,000 payments were “fuck all” to begin with.
“You see them walking around with coffees, helping out in the civic centres, but that was the last I’d seen of them.”
A low pressure system is rolling south along Australia’s east coast, leaving a path of carnage in its wake. Thirteen are confirmed dead, and the loss of livestock is immeasurable.
The “one-in-1,000-year event” has already claimed nine lives, and is set to displace hundreds of thousands of people around Australia.
As climate change worsens extreme weather events, Japan’s cavernous underground tunnels are more crucial than ever to preventing flooding.
Parts of Australia that were ravaged by bushfires last year are now underwater.
Roughly 170 people are still missing after a glacial break triggered a deadly avalanche and flood in the Uttarakhand region.
Dr. Daniel Swain studies climate change at UCLA, and is dedicated to helping us understand our warming planet.