The temblor occurred where one tectonic plate is diving beneath another
Differences observed along the Cascadia Fault explain why certain areas see more rumbling
Weather forecasters will soon provide instant assessments of global warming’s influence on extreme events
Departments face climate-driven changes to fire behavior, like a year-round season
Volcanoes: A Beginner's Guide, by Rosaly Lopes
Coastal communities struggling to adapt to rising seas are beginning to do what was once unthinkable: retreat
Volcanic tornadoes, choking fog, “laze,” lightning, hail, waterspouts and even frost are created above hot eruptions
When it comes to the unsustainable development of the American coastline, New Jersey owns the honor of being the first and worst. But one town in the state is experimenting with moving a cluster of people out of harm’s way and turning the newly open land into a flood buffer to protect the rest of the community...
Insect-borne disease and damage to hospitals during disasters are among their concerns
Kilauea's putting on a dangerous show
Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Such fires are causing spikes in fine particles that threaten human health
Efforts in Congress to reform the program have stalled, leaving property owners vulnerable
Happy Fourth of July from Kilauea! The volcano's putting on a spectacular show for us—come see!
Many of us live in areas at risk, particularly along the coasts
Here's your one-stop Kilauea BS detector
It's beginning to look a lot like flash flood season everywhere we go! Catch up on the news and find out how to survive right here.
Hawaii isn't the only island where fissures open and swallow civilization. Read about a much more spectacular eruption in Iceland.
A new analysis found the flood protection benefits of coral reefs save the global economy $4 billion dollars a year. Christopher Intagliata reports.