In 2021, extreme flooding from rain affected residents across the United States, causing property damage and loss of life. Preparing for and responding to climate change is a priority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Vehicles submerged during flood in Canada
Communities and property owners need to be partners in reducing losses by undertaking mitigation activities to reduce the severity of wind, water and wildfire events.
An Indian farmer processes payments through his mobile phone
A new digital tool combining scientific climate risk information with local and traditional knowledge is helping communities in India manage climate risks more effectively.
Under climate change, droughts in Australia will become more frequent and severe. Drinking water supplies, and water crucial for irrigation and the environment, will dwindle again.
While much of the nation’s attention to climate adaptation has focused on large coastal cities with outsize risks, some of the most forward-leaning climate policies are coming from less urbanized places.
Data centres are pivotal components within Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) infrastructure systems, housing storage components and critical data that is essential for operation and management by governments, businesses and individuals.
Disaster management team in front of a burned shop in New Delhi, India (2021)
More than 2.7 million Californians live in places with a high or extremely high risk of wildfire, as of 2007. That number is expected to increase, as the state is now updating its Fire Hazard Severity Zone maps.
Humanitarian assistance during a pandemic in Bali, Indonesia
This article presents the main findings from the author's research on opportunities to use complex systems modeling to inform humanitarian action, outlining recommendations for how the Centre for Humanitarian Data can apply the findings, including by piloting System Dynamics techniques.
Drought patterns that are becoming more frequent and persistent as a result of climate change are reducing animal herds and exacerbating poverty in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid regions.
Ambiental’s climate change product provides data and analytical tools to understand flood risks and helps insurers, mortgage providers, large commercial enterprises, governments, and local authorities in Italy to be more prepared.