A minister called the floods, which have killed more than 900 people, a “climate-induced humanitarian disaster of epic proportions.”
Some Australians were confused about what they’re paying taxes for.
The dead included 10 children, a police officer and seven members of his family.
Floods, landslides, a volcanic eruption and deadly plane crash. It’s only January.
Taxpayers and already struggling communities are largely bearing the brunt of the costs for climate change-fueled disasters created by big oil and big business.
Cyclone Amphan has ripped through Bangladesh and India, leaving up to 10 million people homeless. The pandemic makes it a dual crisis that the rest of the world ignores at its own peril.
The floods have claimed and displaced more lives than Australia’s bushfires, yet international media is paying the crisis little attention.
Hurricanes, fires, floods, and a sudden decline in oil demand could all have serious consequences.
Independent "researchers" are sharing unfounded theories across social media, which have the potential to spread panic and confusion—and have even fooled legitimate government agencies.
Four city officials, including two mayors and the former police chief, have faced criminal charges for fraud and embezzlement.
Part of a resort collapsed, but all is well on the island of the gods.