The likelihood of extreme events today is being underestimated, new research suggests
A huge aerial campaign seeks to understand the effects of biomass smoke on human health
Such an extreme fire season is at least 30 percent more likely because of global warming, a new analysis finds
Requirements to disclose flood risk could help discourage development in inundation-prone areas
Puerto Rico’s earthquake swarm is ongoing; so is the government’s lack of assistance. Here’s how you can help
The billions of dollars needed to update the maps would be offset by the flood damage avoided, experts say
Lava lakes and flank instability and ice volcanoes ahoy!
Whiter, wealthier communities disproportionately benefit from government programs to purchase flood-damaged homes
Swollen rivers could impede levee repairs, inundate homes and delay the planting of crops
What’s up with all the shaking in the Caribbean? It’s business as usual on a geologic timescale
Journalist and author Peter Brannen talks about his book The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions ...
The sites are rich in cultural history, but the blazes might also reveal some unknown ones, say archaeologists
The year 2019 ended with a tragic bang, and 2020 is already a busy one for geologic disasters. Here’s the latest
Seven nations or territories see their costliest weather disasters in history
But scientists see chance to control invasive species and study ecosystem disruption
If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next big earthquake will come?
The seismic rumblings of the Philippines’ second most active volcano hold clues to what it might do
Rising temperatures and increased deforestation increase the risks for CO2-emitting fires
A life is lost, homes are damaged and destroyed, and an iconic Puerto Rican landform is no more. Here are what happened and how you can help
The two Atlantic Category 5 hurricanes and three Northwest Pacific Category 5 super typhoons of 2019 set records