The Odds of a Major Flood in Washington, D.C., Will Quadruple by 2050
The one-in-100-year storm that hit our nation's capital last week is expected to become a one-in-25-year event by mid-century, according to D.C.'s own analysis.
The U.N. Is Calling for the Inclusion of People With Disabilities in the Climate Change Debate
In a new resolution, the organization urges governments to listen to those who are affected the most by natural disasters.
House Republicans Continue to Block a Disaster Aid Bill
Over the past week, Republicans have blocked the passage of the $19.1 billion disaster relief bill on three separate occasions.
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.
Viewfinder: The Florida Panhandle Is Still Recovering From Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael
A tree rests on the roof of a home that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Michael on May 9th, 2019, in Mexico Beach, Florida.
Why Climate Experts Are Worried About Trump's New Panel on Climate Change and National Security
Multiple proposed panelists have publicly expressed their skepticism of human-caused climate change.
The Senate Fails to Pass an Emergency Relief Bill Over Puerto Rico Provisions
The bill's failure exemplifies the current political polarization in Congress as it continues to grapple with disaster relief legislation.
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.
Viewfinder: Damage From a Powerful Tornado in Havana
A car damaged by debris from a building is seen in Havana, Cuba, on January 28th, 2019, after a rare and powerful tornado struck the city.
A Newly Proposed EPA Deregulation Would Quash Any Hope of Protecting What's Left of America's Wetlands
An EPA rollback of Obama-era water protections could be particularly harmful to places like Harris County, which is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey.
Viewfinder: Looking Back at the Remains of Messina, the Italian City Destroyed by an Earthquake 120 Years Ago
A view of Messina on December 28th, 1908, shortly after the terrible earthquake that destroyed two-thirds of the Italian town. There were 126,000 victims, more than 66,000 from the town itself.
Hot, Dry Weather Disrupts Countries Across the Globe (in Photos)
Record-high temperatures continue to exacerbate fire, drought, and other negative weather patterns around the world.
What Are the Santa Ana Winds, and Why Are They Such a Wildfire Hazard?
The hot, dry winds turn drought-ridden areas of Southern California into a tinderbox in the fall.
What Will Mexico Do When Its Deadliest Volcano Erupts?
Popocatépetl, Mexico's largest active volcano, sits next to some major population hubs. With a major eruption forecasted within the next 100 years, will the public be ready?
Hurricane Michael Was the Most Devastating Disaster Florida's Farmers Have Seen in Decades
The storm wiped out nearly a million acres of crops and caused $158 million in agricultural losses.
Viewfinder: Holding Church Service in the Wake of Hurricane Michael
Worshipers attend Sunday service in the parking lot of Hiland Park Baptist Church on October 14th, 2018, in Panama City, Florida. The church building was damaged by Hurricane Michael.
This Map Shows the Areas Most Vulnerable to Storm Surges From Hurricane Michael
A state of emergency has been declared in 35 counties in Florida.