A Report on 'Killer Heat' Reiterates How Climate Change Puts Vulnerable Populations at the Greatest Risk
The Union of Concerned Scientists warns that extreme heat days will become more frequent and severe if carbon emissions continue at current levels.
More Utilities Plan to Use Blackouts to Prevent Wildfires
A Nevada utility company is joining utilities in other western states in implementing a new measure to reduce the risk of wildfire.
Tropical Storm Barry Moves Toward Louisiana's Already-Flooded Coast
The storm is getting stronger, and heavy rainfall combined with an already-flooded river could overflow levees in New Orleans.
Drought Intensifies the Navajo Nation's Ongoing Water Shortage (in Photos)
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
The Wettest Part of Alaska Is Experiencing Extreme Drought. Is Climate Change to Blame?
The drought has had damaging economic and ecological impacts.
Viewfinder: Multiple Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage Around Dayton, Ohio
Sierra Waver gathers her belongings in Trotwood, Ohio, near Dayton, on May 28th, 2019, after powerful tornadoes ripped through the state overnight.
Washington State Faces a Drought Emergency While Much of the U.S. Is Having a Wet Spring. Is This Normal?
A research scientist explains where to draw the line between normal variability and climate change.
The U.S. Is Bracing for Another Big Storm—and More Flooding
The storm will affect communities across several regions that are still struggling to recover from March's bomb cyclone.
This Spring's Predicted Flood Risks: An Essential Reading List
A report from NOAA warns that two-thirds of the lower 48 states are expected to face increased precipitation and flood risk through May.
Viewfinder: Cyclone Idai's Devastating Damage in Zimbabwe
Timber company workers stand stranded on a damaged road on March 18th, 2019, at Charter Estate, in Chimanimani, eastern Zimbabwe, after Cyclone Idai ripped across Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.
California's Drought Is Over. What Will That Mean for Water Use?
California's water conservation has seen ups and downs in recent years. Here's what the data shows.
Christiana Figueres: Mujeres Sin Miedo Liderarán la Acción Climática
Lo que me da esperanza es el activismo y trabajo colaborativo que he visto entre las mujeres jóvenes de diversos orígenes.
Christiana Figueres: Fearless Women Will Lead on Climate Action
What gives me hope is the activism and collaborative work I've seen among young women from diverse backgrounds.
Heavy Winter Precipitation May Not Impact Fire Season in California
Wet weather may seem like good news for the drought-plagued state, but a new study finds that it will have minimal effects on wildfire season.