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Extreme weather to overload urban power grids, study shows

Facing the flames: How Portugal is preparing for increased fire risk Controlled fires and herds of goats are two of the key weapons being deployed in Portugal to adapt to … Continue reading

19/02/2020 · Leave a comment

It’s Not Just You—Wild Swings in Extreme Weather Are Rising

Hurricanes, climate change, and the decline of the Maya The year is 150 CE. It’s a humid summer day in Muyil, a coastal Mayan settlement nestled in a lush wetland … Continue reading

03/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Poor Countries Are Hit Worst By Extreme Weather, But No One Is Safe

Embedding resilience into your cloud-based modernisation strategy “We know of no vendor or service provider today whose business model offerings and revenue growth are not influenced by the increasing adoption … Continue reading

06/12/2019 · Leave a comment

New NASA Visualization Shows What the Dreaded Polar Vortex Really Looks Like

Extreme weather shatters records around the world US cities as cold as the Arctic. An Australian inferno. The UK covered in snow. It’s only one month into 2019 and meteorologists … Continue reading

04/02/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate Extremes: the New Norm

How to Limit Nature’s Impact on the Supply Chain These are just a few examples of the types of natural disasters the world has experienced in the last 12 months. … Continue reading

13/12/2018 · Leave a comment

New Poll Shows Americans Hit By Extreme Weather Want The Media To Cover Climate Change

Venice Is 75% Under Water as Italy Confronts Widespread Flooding, Deadly Winds Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under … Continue reading

01/11/2018 · Leave a comment

California’s next megaflood would be worse than eight Hurricane Katrinas

Extreme weather and us Is extreme weather really increasing? How are people coping with more severe drought, flooding, heat waves and storms? In a multimedia series of stories that span … Continue reading

28/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience is their middle name

Resilience is their middle name: How disaster-affected women of Kedar Valley turned over a new leaf in life June 16, 2013 is a date etched deep in Sarita Devi’s memories. … Continue reading

19/06/2017 · Leave a comment

After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water: official

After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water: official NEW ORLEANS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – On a gray afternoon, a city worker tends plants on an undulating plot … Continue reading

23/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Building business resilience

Building business resilience PLANNING to hit the beach these days means we also instinctively plan to protect ourselves with sunscreen, a hat, pair of sunnies and the right clothing. Not … Continue reading

15/03/2017 · Leave a comment

The economic and human cost of America’s worst natural disasters

The economic and human cost of America’s worst natural disasters One of the most harrowing images of the recent flooding in Louisiana showed the rescue of a woman and her … Continue reading

23/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Europe will soon be hit by deadly ‘once-in-a-century’ extreme weather every year. And more

Europe will soon be hit by deadly ‘once-in-a-century’ extreme weather every year Europe will soon be hit by deadly, “once-in-a-century” extreme weather events every year, a study has found. Severe … Continue reading

02/05/2016 · Leave a comment