The West is on fire. Blame the housing crisis.

California is on fire again. CalFire, one of the agencies charged with putting those fires out, is tracking upward of two dozen conflagrations up...

People swim in streets of flooded Istanbul, heavy rain briefly shuts Bosphorus oil routes.

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - People had to swim to safety in the flooded streets of Istanbul on Tuesday after heavy rain and storms brought chaos...

Gadgets won’t save you from climate change, but they may keep you cool.

A Coolshirt Systems 2COOL compression shirt, Coolshirt Systems Mobile Cool BP2 back pack system and Coolshirt Systems 2COOL compression shorts. As much of the U.S....

Homes evacuated as Cornwall hit by flash floods.

Cornwall Emergency services tell people to avoid Coverack area and not to drive through flood waters after violent storms on Tuesday afternoon Cornwall village hit by...

New Antarctic iceberg echoes old problem.

Holger Leue/Lonely Planet Images/Getty Increased tourism could be contributing to plastic pollution in Antarctica. It’s winter in Antarctica, and dark. Only passing satellites can see the...

Cook County added to Illinois disaster proclamation due to flooding.

Gov. Bruce Rauner added Cook County to the Illinois state disaster proclamation for flooding Sunday as communities continue to combat rising water levels and...

B.C. wildfires displace nearly 40,000 as Williams Lake becomes largest town to evacuate.

Aggressive wildfires have forced nearly 40,000 British Columbians from their homes early into the wildfire season, with strong wind gusts pushing flames across the...

Where will the next wildfire hit? No matter where, we’re not prepared.

While doing research for a book I was writing on wildfire, I posed two questions to a number of experts: “Do you think there...

These are the places in the U.S. that will be soaked by climate change...

A newly published report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, which campaigns for action on global warming, calculates just how many. By 2035, it...

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