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Deadly climate change-fueled floods inundate Australia's east coast

Australia declares national emergency over severe east coast floods

Residents steer boats around flooded houses
Residents steer boats around flooded houses in the Windsor suburb of Sydney on March 9. Photo: Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images

In photos: 60,000 under evacuation orders in Sydney as floods lash Australia

 An aerial drone view of houses inundated by floodwater on March 07, 2022 in Woodburn, Australia.
An aerial view of houses inundated by floodwater in Woodburn in the Australian state of New South Wales on Monday. Photo: Dan Peled/Getty Images
Andrew Freedman
Updated Mar 6, 2022 - Energy & Environment

UN report: Climate change is so severe we're running out of time to adapt

A woman looks at rising waters in Queensland, Australia.
Floodwaters rise in Australia on Saturday. Photo: Patrick Hamilton/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands evacuate deadly floods in Australia as heavy rains lash Sydney

Properties in the suburb of Goodna in the far southwestern outskirts of Brisbane, Australia, are seen inundated by floodwaters on March 1.
Properties in the suburb of Goodna on the outskirts of Brisbane, Australia, are inundated by floodwaters on Tuesday. Photo: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images
Andrew Freedman
Updated Feb 20, 2022 - Energy & Environment

Southwest megadrought: Last 2 decades were driest in 1,200 years

Man driving a measuring stick into snow cover to determine its depth.
Sean de Guzman takes a sample of the snowpack on Feb. 1 near Twin Bridges, Calif. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

"Danger to life": Storm Eunice lashes U.K. and Ireland, hits mainland Europe

People view the waves created by high winds and spring tides hitting the sea wall at New Brighton promenade on February 17, 2022 in Liverpool, England.
People view the waves created by high winds and spring tides hitting the sea wall at New Brighton promenade in Liverpool, England, on Thursday. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Axios
Feb 17, 2022 - World

Devastating floods and mudslides kill scores in Brazil

View after a mudslide in Petropolis, Brazil on February 17, 2022 during the second day of rescue operations.
View after a mudslide in Petrópolis, Brazil, on Feb. 17 during the second day of rescue operations. Photo: Carl de Souza/AFP via Getty Images

The West's more flammable nights

Changes in the number of nighttime hours that burnable land spent above a threshold of an index known as the vapor pressure demand.
Changes in the number of nighttime hours that burnable land spent above a threshold of an index known as the vapor pressure demand. Map: Balch et al., Nature