Deforestation of tropical forests could significantly reduced rainfall, having negative impacts for people living in tropical regions, according to research published in Nature.
With climate change expected to increase the frequency and intensity of droughts, UN agencies call on countries to adopt urgent policies to deal with water shortages
RTCC examines how to build resilience to drought in the Horn of Africa to protect communities from future dry periods.
Today’s top headlines: US set to see food price rises because of drought, England tracks natural capital and China enters the North Sea oil industry.
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New report warns urgent adaptation is needed for local communities in South Australia to deal with hotter and drier conditions from climate change.
Shanshui Conservation Center’s Meng Si explains how one small community in south-west China is fighting drought with some simple and inexspensive solutions.
What is desertification, where and why does it happen, and how do we combat it? RTCC examines this important issue to dispel some of the confusion.
As 17 more counties are considered to be in drought conditions in the UK, RTCC takes a look at the causes of the drought and what it could mean for you.
Experts say region set for more misery after worst drought in six decades hit last year.
Academics call for policy overhaul to avoid climate, energy and poverty crises.
New map shows emerging economies in the global south will be most at risk of climate change, but globalisation will mean all countries will be impacted
With 42 million people were displaced by natural disasters in 2010, policy makers and aid agencies must consider planned migration in the face of global climate change, making it part of the ‘solution’, says a new report from the Foresight Group