Weathering the heat.

click to enlarge Illustration by Ryan Raphael The group of UC Berkeley researchers woke up early each morning around 2 o'clock and piled into a...

House passes flood insurance renewal in wake of massive storms.

A man wades in deep floodwaters on September 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas following Hurricane Harvey. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images House Republicans overcame bipartisan opposition...

Puerto Rico struggles to assess hurricane’s health effects.

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So you want to geoengineer the planet? Beware the hurricanes.

Every country on Earth, save for cough one, has banded together to cut emissions and stop the runaway heating of our only home. That’s...

Climate change upped the odds of Harvey’s extreme rains.

Rescue boats fill a flooded street as victims are evacuated from Harvey’s rising waters Aug. 28 in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)The extreme rains that inundated...

Climate change upped the odds of Harvey’s extreme rains, study finds.

Rescue boats fill a flooded street as victims are evacuated from Harvey’s rising waters Aug. 28 in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)The extreme rains that inundated...

Another climate study confirms what was known.

The latest National Climate Assessment, released Nov. 3, found the same thing countless other reports have found: Global warming is happening and human activity...

Want to see emergency plan for your mom’s nursing home? Good luck.

To protect the elderly and disabled residents of Florida’s 683 nursing homes from the ravages of an Irma-like storm or other disaster, state law...

Cities hope new emissions push will spur climate ambition, finance.

BONN, Germany, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mayors from 25 cities around the world, representing 150 million citizens, pledged on Sunday to cut...

Experts warn of a 'new era of mega-catastrophies' driven by climate change.

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