The combination of the physical vulnerability of affordable housing, socioeconomic vulnerability, and increasingly frequent flooding presents a serious threat to residents of already scarce affordable housing stock.
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat has renewed its call for the six Mekong countries to urgently address regional low flows, water fluctuations and drought as the Lower Mekong River experiences record low flows for the third consecutive year.
Most scientists researching California's extreme weather events have focused their investigations on the last decade and predict a more tumultuous future. But new research finds that increasing extreme weather trends began half a century ago.
A study, published in Science Advances, found that widespread air pollution events from wildfires are not only increasing in frequency but also persisting longer and affecting a larger geographic extent across the region.