The city is taking action to protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront while low-income residents in other boroughs fend for themselves
Those with disabilities can experience more physical impacts and can be more socially isolated than the able-bodied
Water from the swollen Mississippi River fueled algae blooms and reduced salinity in the Gulf of Mexico
Lava flow records and sedimentary and Antarctic ice core data show evidence of planetary magnetic field activity 20,000 years before the beginning of the last pole reversal.
Rather than simply rebuilding, the $7.65 billion is intended to reduce communities’ vulnerabilities to storms, floods and fires
A recent M6.3 earthquake off the Oregon coast triggered Cascadia concerns. Here's why seismologists don't share those particular fears.
Millions of taxpayer dollars have been spent over decades to restore eroding East Coast beaches
After pummeling the Bahamas, the storm is expected to skirt the East Coast of the U.S.
A very different kind of lake is growing inside Halema‘uma‘u crater
As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida, consider that feeding style means that aggressive tangle-web spider colonies produce more offspring after severe weather, while docile colonies do better in calm conditions...
New research finds connections between ocean temperatures and tornado activity
The impacts of a changing climate have been evident around the state all season
A horrifying case study in the importance of watching the active volcanoes in our midst
The composition of ground rock in a area influences the likelihood of electrical blackouts from solar storms
They can be very valuable tools for managing flood risk—but we learned a century ago that relying on them exclusively won’t work
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Guatemala to Australia, including one about the first recorded tornado in Nepal.
Fear and fascination haunts the Cascadia subduction zone in this collection of recent articles
Climate-related disasters are happening more frequently and affecting a broad cross-section of the economy
Rains from the system will prolong the already historic flooding along the Mississippi
Storm surge and torrential rains will bring flooding to Louisiana and potentially tax levees