Chimanimani -Tropical Cyclone Idai's death toll is set to double to over 680 but the announcement will be done only after a five-year administrative wait, an official said.
Addis Ababa -"Special reports come to address issues that need deeper understanding and deeper research," Dr James Kairo, one of the lead authors of the 'Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphe...
State Vice President, Everton Chimulirenji says government is committed to assisting people who were affected by floods during the 2018/19 rain season to reduce the impact of the disaster on the...
Nairobi -Climate change has a disproportionate impact on women and girls. This is clear when it comes to water, for instance. The Global Commission on Adaptation Report launched at the United Na...
Water scarcity, a failing water system and alternative solutions to an increasingly arid South Africa were the points of focus at a Gibb Engineering and Architecture round table discussion in Ga...
London -Economic losses to climate catastrophes are surging fastest in temperate countries, which need to move faster to adapt, scientists warn
Copenhagen -"The pressure especially from young people is just enormous. They are fed up with declarations, with goals and priorities ... they want to see results"
Copenhagen -'Let us make no mistake, we are facing an urgent crisis. Climate change is moving faster than we are, exceeding worst-case projections.'
Bono East Region, Ghana -Adwoa Frimpomaah, a smallholder farmer from Dandwa, a farming community in Nkoranza, in Ghana's Bono East Region, and her two children have been consuming insect-infeste...
There is high risk of flooding along the Juba and Shabelle rivers given the onset of rains in Somalia and the Ethiopian highlands, the UN has warned.
It's time to crank up the aircon and keep the drinks on ice as a heatwave is about to hit Gauteng and surrounds this weekend.
A seawall is being rebuilt in the western district of Anse Boileau to tackle flooding during high tides and heavy rain in the area, an increasing occurrence being blamed on climate change.
Whenever skies open, transport in most parts of Kampala grounds to a halt, with torrential floods wreaking havoc in most places.
Heavy rains and floods this week have left at least 100,000 people homeless on both sides of the border between northern Cameroon and Chad. It's the worst flooding in the area since 2012. the ...
As Hindus worldwide gather to observe Diwali, a group of forward-thinking Durbanites are attempting to change the perception of the auspicious day.
Heavy rains have ravaged a new bridge in Kyenjojo district which was commissioned two months ago.
Asutsuare, Ghana -Ephraim Kofi Kenney does not like to work in the fields scaring pests away. But today he must.
Stakeholders in the aquaculture sector are burning the midnight oil researching on climate change-related issues that are affecting this sector.
Kenyans were on Tuesday put on high alert over the possibility of floods, landslides and storms in several parts of the country.
On Monday 1 July, Maverick Life joined a group of 41 students, and 32 lecturers and scientists, aboard the Antarctic vessel, the SA Agulhas II, for an 11-day journey following the Agulhas curren...
A new report on The Global Climate has identified significant changes in climate in the last five years since 2015, including in southern Africa, suggesting a renewed threat of climate change im...
Omuthiyagwiipundi -Lack of coordination and cooperation between farmers and constituency offices has led to the delay in delivery of the drought relief fodder in Oshikoto Region.
Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has said that Anambra State is losing its landmass while the people are losing their lives and means of livelihood to erosion.
At least five people were killed by heavy rains that caused floods across the country since Friday last week, the Minister of Emergency Management has said.
London -Making affordable contraception available to women who want it would be a cheap, effective way to curb climate change and fast-rising risks in a hotter world, scientists said on Tuesday.
London -Central African Republic topped an annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies warned that climate change was making it increasingly hard to feed the world.
Kate Strachan, Professional Officer for Climate Change and Coastal Management at ICLEI Africa, reflects on what the IPCC's latest Special Report means for Africa's low-lying coastal cities
In the past few days, Maverick Citizen has carried a series of frontline reports on how communities are coping (or not) with the severe drought in the Eastern Cape. The question on many people's...
Hundreds of residents living in Peace Town in Amanfro in the Ga South Municipality have been cut off from the rest of the capital after several hours of rain on Saturday and Sunday.
At least 10 schools in Zaka District were destroyed by a hailstorm that hit parts of Masvingo Province last week, Zaka District schools inspector Mr James Chidzurira has said.