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.
Even as people in the region continue to battle COVID-19, massive floods have worsened poverty and escalated loss of livelihood, particularly in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Proposed industrial projects – across 12 states that span the Himalayan mountain range – threaten immense ecological damage and loss of livelihood.
Four million people have been affected in what is believed to be the country's "worst flood in a decade."
Coronavirus, cyclone, locust attack, floods, heatwaves and forest fires: It’s not looking good.