Climate Change

‘Twice in a Lifetime’ Floods Ravage Pakistan

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Just 12 years removed from devastating floods in 2010, Pakistan is reeling from another extreme weather event, with long-term political and economic risks abound.

Balkans Heatwave Underscores Climate Security Risks in Europe

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Timely climate-related assistance from Brussels today can help avoid a much worse and much more widespread continental crisis tomorrow.

Climate Risks Abound for US Chemical Industry

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Proactive preventative measures are needed to help the US chemical industry adapt to the risks posed by climate change.

Climate Change Accelerating US-Vietnam Strategic Cooperation

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Vietnam projects to be one of the most hard-hit countries by climate change, prompting Hanoi to get serious about transitioning its economy.

COP26: A Setback for Climate Justice in Africa

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COP26 laid bare the lack of commitment to Africa when dealing with the climate crisis.

Vietnam Faces Watershed Moment ahead of COP26

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For a sense of the stakes involved at the upcoming COP26 climate conference, look no further than Ho Chi Minh City’s fight against rising seawaters.

Record Northwest Drought Imperils US Wheat Crop

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Wheat farmers in Washington, Montana, and Idaho stand to suffer as global prices tick upward on supply concerns.

California “Megadrought”: A Sign of Things to Come?

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An ongoing “megadrought” portends a grim new normal in terms of agricultural output, wildfires, and electricity generation in the Golden State and beyond.

Water Scarcity Monitor: Saudi Arabia, Spain, and Chile

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Examining three of the most water-stressed countries in the world according to the World Resources Institute (WRI)

Ethiopia: A Geopolitical Time Bomb in the Making

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Ethiopia’s climate-sensitive economy, growing population, and inter-ethnic conflict make it a geopolitical time bomb primed to explode.

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