Storm surge and torrential rains will bring flooding to Louisiana and potentially tax levees
State leadership is failing its citizens—and there will be a body count
High waters continue to swamp towns and agricultural fields throughout the Mississippi basin
The agenda urges emissions reductions and a guarantee of access to clean water
Protecting against flood and wind yields higher average benefits than fire and earthquakes
Louisiana and Texas accounted for half the money paid out by the National Flood Insurance Program since 1973
Nightmarish spherical videos, shot from the center of an inferno, demonstrate how they spread
Six years ago, lake levels were low, now lakeside communities face widespread flooding
The Department of Defense was the biggest benefactor, with money going to rebuild bases
Not all magnitude 8 earthquakes are created equal. Find out what separates merely devastating from completely catastrophic
Experts show how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed near the end of this century
A team of geologists believe they’ve discovered the origin of the sea serpent seismic signal heard around the world last November. The answer could involve future volcanic tsunamis...
The stress of battling repeated, massive wildfires is taking a toll on the mental health of first responders
Thirty-nine years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted in a rare lateral blast and changed volcanology forever
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.