Analysis of Hurricane Harvey, which drowned Houston, confirms predictions that the storms are likely to get bigger, be more intense and last longer
A giant 1924 explosion, when steam jets blew boulders from the summit, had many of the precursors we see now
Following underground routes, molten rock moves from crater pools to people’s yards
Earthquake-warning systems save lives by detecting the first signs of shaking.
A wildfire in summer 2017 deposited heat-absorbing black carbon on the imperiled ice sheet
Researchers try to figure out why every 20 years a Pakistan glacier moves roughly 1,500 times faster.
Human meddling with the river is blamed for most of the rise in flood levels, but the role of climate remains unclear
The U.S. Northeast may be more geologically active than was previously thought, according to a seismic sensor network.
The U.S. Northeast may be more geologically active than thought
Slow-onset climate impacts could displace 140 million in their own countries by 2050
Refusal to acknowledge warming could also widen partisan divide
Payouts after disasters and costly litigation leave insurance companies exposed, report finds
The water is tainted, the wreckage is dangerous, and disposing of it will be a prolonged, complex and costly process
And if countries do not meet the Paris climate agreement goals, the risks will be even greater
Ultra-fine aerosol particles, produced by industrial activity, are helping storms grow bigger and more intense in the Amazon basin
New Real-Time Tsunami Early Warning System Calculates Size and Distance Using Underwater Sound Waves
Acoustic waves that radiate from an earthquake can travel much faster than the tsunami they have triggered
An analysis of more than 200 earthquakes over the past four centuries concludes there's no connection between moon phases and big earthquakes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
2017 was the U.S.’s most expensive year for climate disasters on record
Rattlesnake Ridge is collapsing in Washington State. As residents hurry to safety, scientists try to figure out which way rocks will fall
Storms and heavy rainfall events that cause flooding are expected to become more severe