5 Billion May Face Water Shortage by 2050: UN

CLIMATE CHANGE: More than five billion people globally are expected to face a shortage of water by 2050,a United Nations agency report has warned. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO),on Tuesday, said that climate change increases the global risk of water-related hazards like floods and droughts, and the number of people affected by water scarcity is […]

Tanzania Home to People Vulnerable to Extreme Heat

CLIMATE CHANGE: Rapid population growth and global warming are increasing exposure to extreme heat in cities, aggravating health problems and making moving to urban areas less beneficial for the world’s poor, according to a new study. The rise is affecting nearly a quarter of the world’s population, said the report published in the Proceedings of […]