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Extreme weather power outages must become a thing of the past

  The effects of the extreme heatwaves and wildfires hitting continental Europe, the UK, China and parts of the US this year (...)

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New flood maps show US damage rising 26% in next 30 years due to climate change alone, and the inequity is stark

Coastal cities like Port Arthur, Texas, are at increasing risk from flooding during storms. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Olive (...)

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Nigeria has a flooding challenge: here's why and what can be done

Nigeria's perennial flooding is a challenge to the attainment of sustainable development goals. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via (...)

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Not 'if', but 'when': city planners need to design for flooding. These examples show the way

Elizabeth Mossop, University of Technology Sydney As the current New South Wales flooding highlights, it’s not enough to (...)

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Building Techniques for Eco-Friendly Rain and Runoff Management

During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential (...)

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You need all 6 pieces of the puzzle to build urban resilience, but too often it’s politics that leaves a gap

Greg Brave/Shutterstock Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes, Griffith University; Elnaz Torabi, Griffith University et Michael Howes, (...)

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Climate Change Brings Increased Risk of Flooding

Forest fires, rising sea levels and melting ice all link back to climate change. Yet what about flooding? There are three (...)