Green Climate Fund commits $400m to combat climate crisis

Funding will be shared by a total of 13 projects in countries including Nepal, China, the Philippines and Palestine

Mayor of Venice blames extreme flooding on climate change

The island-based city has been hit with the highest water levels witnessed in more than 50 years

Flood-hit farmers offered up to £25,000 each to cover repair costs

The government is extending its Farming Recovery Fund to support farmers following the flooding that started last week

Green Climate Fund provides $10m to reduce risk of flooding in Laos

Damages from floods in 2018 were equivalent to 10% of the country’s entire budget for the same year

Governments ‘must prepare for sea level rise of three metres by 2100’

A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns sea level rises by the end of the century are likely to be significantly greater than previously estimated

Environment Agency issues raft of flood warnings and alerts for the UK

The move follows heavy rain this weekend causing rivers across the country to come close to overflowing their banks

Could climate change cause regular floods on the London Underground?

London Assembly Member Caroline Russell says it’s Morden likely…

Government launches £2m fund to restore flood-affected farmland

Farmers can apply for grants between £500 and £25,000 to cover repair costs through the Farming Recovery Fund

SSEN splashes £4.5m to protect island community’s power from floods

The money will be used to elevate the village of Osney Island’s substation above the high-water level

Flooding in Bangladesh
Climate change threatens a third of Bangladeshi children

A new UN report warns 19 million children are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters