Adapting to climate change often seems an earnest business, something needing steely determination and gritted teeth. But adaptation in some of Rio de Janeiro’s shantytowns is very different
Droughts and floods, cold snaps and heatwaves, wildfires and record sea ice loss. 2012 was a dramatic illustration of the impacts of climate change that sent public awareness soaring.
Unmitigated climate change leaving country with annual infrastructure bill of A$9bn and rising.
World Health and Meteorological Organisations collaborate to improve early warnings for climate-related health threats as a result of extreme weather and climate variability.
The Hurricane Sandy Frankenstorm may not help scientist’s link storm frequency and climate change but it could be a painful demonstration of what New York can expect if extreme weather becomes the norm
Caroline Nobel and Katy Obregon from the Urban Wild Project tell RTCC how they aim to get 30 businesses in South London to install green roofs.
Drought, wildfires and flooding pile on pressure as report calls for insurance industry to factor climate change into new models
Maplecroft’s Natural Hazards Risk Atlas reveals emerging South Asia’s key economies must build resilience against natural hazards such as flooding and cyclones.
The latest international climate change news, debate and video from RTCC.
Our latest photo of the week shows extreme weather’s impact on the Netherlands.
In the first of a series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports, Emmanuel Okella talks about the effect severe flooding had on Uganda in 2007, and how the country is recovering.
Prime Minister Gilani will work with neighbour but also says recurring disasters need a global solution.
New climate change impact report from UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs suggests fringe benefits for health and agriculture but flooding and extreme weather dictate end result.
Southeast Asia will see more extreme weather and more flooding due to Climate Change, a World Bank official has told AFP.
Climate change protection integrated into landmark infrastructure proposal for London
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