India Monsoon Case Study: August 5, 2020
Commuters wade through a waterlogged street at Parel after heavy rainfall in Mumbai on August 4. | PTI

India Monsoon Case Study: August 5, 2020

This case study series includes weekly reviews of the monsoon season as it unfolds across India. The 4 month monsoon, [June-September] accounts for 75% of rainfall in India. Nearly half of India's…

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Extreme Weather during a Pandemic

COVID, CLIMATE and FOOD Series Climate change is not only making extreme weather events more intense but they are also occurring more frequently. This phenomenon is not necessarily new, but…

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Compounding Crises: Locusts and COVID-19
Swarms of desert locusts fly up into the air from crops in Katitika village, Kitui county, Kenya Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Desert locusts have swarmed into Kenya by the hundreds of millions from Somalia and Ethiopia, countries that haven't seen such numbers in a quarter-century, destroying farmland and threatening an already vulnerable region. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Compounding Crises: Locusts and COVID-19

COVID, CLIMATE and FOOD Series The second swarm of locusts has been descending on East Africa and putting the food security of millions of people at risk. East Africa has…

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