Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.
Australia's coastal settlements are highly exposed to the impacts of climate change. Climate-resilient urban landscapes that can cope with large amounts of water need to become the new normal.
African countries are sure to face more flooding in the future, they need to adapt or risk loosing the progress that's already been made
The frequency of intense tropical cyclones is increasing in the South Indian Ocean - a region that previously didn't have these.
Venice is set to be regularly 70% underwater and proposed tidal floodgates won't deal with the fundamental problems.
Coastal real estate prices appear to be taking a hit, but mostly in neighborhoods with more climate change believers.
Infrastructure systems – roads, water treatment systems, power grid – can't be built the same ways as in the past. What's a better roadmap for the future?
Government agencies spend millions of dollars yearly to buy and demolish homes sited in floodplains. But the program is slow, cumbersome and doesn't always help those who need it most.
Yes, giant mosquitoes are a thing. They're specialized to wait out the dry times only to emerge from their eggs when high water provides the perfect larval environment.
Hurricanes frequently move inland in the southeast US, causing widespread river flooding, but emergency plans focus on protecting people in coastal communities.
Flooding seems to be an inevitable reality for Nigeria. But the risks can be minimised.
AI can definitely help us monitor floods and could perhaps even deliver more accurate early-warning messages in the near future.
Widespread flooding in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence shows the need for better advance planning in inland areas of the south and mid-Atlantic, especially near rivers.
Relocation from risky areas is the only safe response.
As Hurricane Florence is expected to pound the Carolinas with significant flooding, an insurance expert explains how the program designed to help the millions affected recover.
A new study shows that natural disasters enrich white victims while hurting people of color, worsening wealth inequality. And government aid contributes to the problem.
Uncontrolled growth at the expense of the environment will severely exacerbate the impacts of climate change. As shown with tragic floods in India, our cities are not prepared for extreme events.
Hurricane Harvey swamped much of Houston in 2017, causing more damage than all other US hurricanes except Katrina. But now the city is authorizing construction in zones at high risk for flooding.
More than 350 people have died after intense rainfall in the Indian state.
Cities around the world, including Toronto, are building housing on flood plains knowing the risks in the era of climate change. Here's why that will contribute to growing inequality in our cities.