Scientists just linked another record-breaking weather event to climate change.

An elephant opens its mouth while being sprayed with water to cool off at Dusit Zoo in Bangkok in April 2016. (Sakchai Lalit/Associated Press)Last...

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Harvey – and storms to come – raise worries about dam safety.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Floodwaters inundate a petrochemical plant in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug....

The West is in the middle of the worst flash drought in recent memory.

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This EPA statement reads like something you’d find in Breitbart.

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Another victim of Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico's treasured rainforest.

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Spared by Sandy, but still agonizing over what comes next.

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Insurance industry prices warming into Hurricane Harvey cost.

Insurance industry Because US infrastructure is not built to withstand climate change the cost of the disaster will be relatively high <!--><!--><!--><!--> Motorists watch as flood waters...

Islands seek international funding for hurricane recovery.

By LISA FRIEDMANSeptember 19, 2017UNITED NATIONS — As Hurricane Maria thunders through the Caribbean, island leaders still reeling from Hurricane Irma are calling on international organizations...

Air pollution, chemical and gas spills, dirty floodwater: Harvey is posing a unique threat...

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