MAP: Global Flood Damage Could Exceed $1 Trillion Annually by 2050

Pedaling through sodden streets after Typhoon Nanmadol pounded eastern China in 2011. ChinaFotoPress/ZUMAPress

Find out which cities are most at risk.

Global Warming Could Cause 50 Percent Increase in Violent Conflict

Syrian rebels reposition in May. Medyan Dairieh/ZUMAPress

Scientists see fresh evidence of a strong link between climate change and violence.

Can a Carbon Tax Work Without Hurting the Economy? Ask British Columbia

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Five years in, BC’s carbon tax has successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions in a stable economy.

Cutting Carbon Dioxide Isn’t Enough

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We have to invest in technology to remove the CO2 already in the atmosphere.

Australia Urged to Formally Recognise Climate Change Refugee Status

Building beach barriers on Kiribati. Global Environment Facility (GEF)/Flickr

Refugee Council says new category would protect those fleeing the effects of global warming and warns Australian government to prepare for thousands forced from low-lying Pacific islands.

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