October 06, 2011 | 12:43 PM
24 hours of power is now a reality in NamibiaDuring hot summers in the American Northeast, blackouts are inconveniences that might make city dwellers suffer without air conditioning for a few hours. Halfway around the world in Namibia, however, blackouts are a daily part of life across all seasons and can impact daily survival.
October 06, 2011 | 9:25 AM
Report identifies top 10 countries at risk from natural disastersJoined by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, leaders at the annual Pacific Islands Forum emphasized that climate change endangers the security, well being and livelihoods of peoples of this region. A sober reminder that these countries are at the front lines of the climate change battle, and that we all need to do our part to help them safeguard their future.
October 05, 2011 | 9:51 AM
Why does climate change lead to more floods and droughts?
Pumping carbon pollution into the air is like trying to beat someone playing with crooked dice. We may get lucky for a spell, but we can't beat the odds forever.