A large area centred around the central-northern part of Argentina, and also southern Bolivia, central Chile, and most of Paraguay and Uruguay, experienced record-breaking temperatures during two consecutive heatwaves in late November and early December 2022.
Climate change exacerbated heavy rainfall leading to large scale flooding in highly vulnerable communities in West Africa
From May until October 2022, large parts of West Africa experienced large-scale flooding caused by above average seasonal rainfall and water management.
Food crisis in Central Sahel in 2022 driven by chronic vulnerability with uncertain role of climate change
The central Sahel is facing a food security crisis due to the high vulnerability of the population to erratic rainfall.
Twelve months – WWA without Geert Jan
On 12 of October 2021 – a year ago today – our co-founder, friend and colleague Geert Jan van Oldenborgh passed away.
High temperatures exacerbated by climate change made 2022 Northern Hemisphere droughts more likely
Western Central Europe, North America, China, and other parts of the Northern Hemisphere faced water shortages, extreme heat, and soil moisture drought conditions throughout the summer of 2022