Floods come faster, last longer and are less predictable than in the past
By dampening the energy of waves, coral reefs protect coastal cities from flooding damage and other economic losses. Christopher Intagliata reports.
An evaluation of U.S. health security finds only modest improvement in recent years
The National Institute of Standards and Technology inquiry will also examine communications failures and the storms’ death toll
Record-wet weather in the Midwest has brought some of the worst flooding in decades
Hawaii's feisty young volcano has gone through massive changes in the last 365 days. Today we take a look back at the Lower East Rift Zone eruption and its aftermath.
AI and supercomputing are rapidly shifting the way disaster planners, regulators and insurers gauge climate hazards
Tinderboxes of storm-felled trees are a growing concern in the Southeast as climate change also increases fire risks
This tiny, short-lived lake is a perfect example of a volcano's power to create and a river's power to destroy
Several towns have restored natural wetlands to absorb floodwaters
Tsunamis caused by volcanoes are responsible for nearly a quarter of all deaths caused by eruptions, yet we have only now started to understand them.
Rains and melting snow have caused rivers to breach levees from Minnesota to Missouri
New technology and increased investment could help expand paltry flood coverage
The combined impact from storms and higher sea levels will be greater than the worst natural disasters in state history
The timing and frequency of tornadoes has changed, and events are becoming costlier
The threat of flooding has driven some buyers away and caused losses in property values
Buyouts in flood-prone areas should be more proactive and target homes near environmental assets like streams
Scientists are crafting clearer, faster ways to warn of serious damage from flooding
The droughts and deluges spurred by the events could be worse even if the El Niño cycle does not change
Under the emergency declaration, some money to build the wall will come from a military construction account