Latest articles on Cyclone Idai

Southern Africa’s dangerous information gap exacerbates natural disasters

During Cyclone Idai, responses were hampered by a shortage of reliable information. This has worrying implications for dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic

To silence the guns in Africa, nature must be restored

The world needs a new deal to protect its natural environment

Bid to settle Mars could solve Earth’s crisis

Africa must be part of developing technology that may make inhabiting the Red Planet possible and help the continent survive climate change

Goats against climate change

There is a simple way to boost climate resilience for farmers in vulnerable regions: investment in goat markets

‘We will have to begin from zero’

Six months after Mozambique was hit by cyclones Idai and Kenneth, recovery is far from complete

Even superpowers can’t handle superstorms

Before we get to the response to Cyclone Idai, it is worth reminding ourselves about how richer countries respond to similar natural disasters.

Africa needs a green new deal

There is funding for renewable energy if countries include climate action in their economic plans

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa

Despite Africa bearing the brunt of erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with climate change, a new survey says

Three months after Cyclone Idai, the region desperately needs help

A lot is at stake and the cost of reconstruction is very high

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