The events at the nursing home were the deadliest in a week of floods and landslides that have killed 62 people in Kyushu, Japan’s southwestern most main island. They represent a collision of two powerful forces shaping the country’s present and future: demographic change and global warming.
Rich, Motoko., Inoue, Makiko., Ueno, Hisako. 2021. "Japan's Deadly Combination: Climate Change and an Aging Society" The New York Times. July 9, 2021.