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‘Taste this, it’s salty’: how rising seas are ruining the Gambia’s rice farmers
The farmers, mostly women, once grew enough but must now buy imported rice as the climate crisis edges them into poverty

Lizzy Davies in Kerewan

27, Nov, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Blowing the house down: life on the frontline of extreme weather in the Gambia
A storm took the roof off Binta Bah’s house before torrential rain destroyed her family’s belongings, as poverty combines with the climate crisis to wreak havoc on Africa’s smallest mainland country

Lizzy Davies in Jalambang

26, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Floods, sewage and crocodiles: the crisis of the Gambia’s sinking city
Those living in Banjul’s slums face the effects of a climate crisis they did little to cause – and will need more help than the Cop26 deal promises

Lizzy Davies in Banjul

15, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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There has been progress at Cop26, but the planet’s fate is still in the balance
With delegate after delegate stating there were no more deals to come, the future remains uncertain

Robin McKie

14, Nov, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Rebuild or relocate? Climate crisis leaves New Zealand coastal communities facing tough choice
Tens of thousands of homes are exposed on country’s vast coastline, as climate change exacerbates extreme weather

Eva Corlett in Wellington

29, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The Guardian view on a Dutch solution: make land out of the sea | Editorial
Editorial: Faced with extreme weather, voters in the 1970s responded to a government call to move to drier land. The same spirit of innovation is needed today


26, Oct, 2021 @5:35 PM

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A 7m wall has gone up on a Sydney beach: are we destroying public space to save private property?
Beachfront residents back the Collaroy wall but other locals worry the beach will disappear for longer periods as climate change increasingly drives coastal erosion

Royce Kurmelovs

23, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Philippines’ youth call for systemic change at climate protest
Protesters parading an effigy of Rodrigo Duterte in Manila call for policies that prioritise people and planet

Carmela Fonbuena

24, Sep, 2021 @4:09 PM

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The Guardian view on saving forests: when trees are at risk, so are we | Editorial
Editorial: Plantations are no replacement for biodiverse forests that have evolved over thousands of years


05, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Rain falls on peak of Greenland ice cap for first time on record
Precipitation was so unexpected, scientists had no gauges to measure it, and is stark sign of climate crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Aug, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Future flooding threat could overwhelm complacent UK banks
A Danish bank is warning lenders that the climate crisis must be considered in their long-term plans

Paul Brown

20, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: rising seas threaten mansions yet to be built
At Emsworth in Hampshire the highest tides will soon be lapping at the doors of new houses

Paul Brown

10, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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