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More heavy rain, predicted

Feature story | 26 July, 2007 at 15:56

Computer models of how our world will react to climate change have long predicted extreme and shifting weather patterns. More heavy rains in some areas, crippling drought in others. A new study, published this week in the journal Nature,...

Is this our future?

Blog entry by Szabina | 8 August, 2012 6 comments

Try and imagine what it would be like to wake up one day, look outside the window and discover that your home has disappeared.  This is what happened in Manila on Tuesday, when more than half of the sprawling metropolis was...

Flooding in Manila

Slideshow | 8 August, 2012

Flooded village in southern France

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 1:00

Flooded village in southern France, close to a nuclear power station. Earlier in 2003 the same area experienced a long drought. Climate change means more extreme weather like flooding and droughts.

Impacts of sea level rise in India.

Generic multimedia item | 7 December, 2004 at 0:00

Impacts of sea level rise on coastal communities in Orissa, India.

Riverside benches on the banks of the Thames

Image | 1 August, 2007 at 0:00

Riverside benches on the banks of the Thames, start to disappear under the waterline as the river level rises. The Thames burst it's banks after several days of heavy rains, threatening local communities and their infrastructure, in the worst...

Flood marker in flooded field.

Image | 1 November, 2000 at 1:00

Flood marker in flooded field.

Islands Going Under

Video | 7 September, 2007 at 13:47

The Carteret Islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea are drowning as a result of climate change related sea level rise.

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