By Shelley Inglis, The Conversation
A former UN adviser explains what happens at climate summits like COP26 and why people fear this one won’t meet its goals.
By John Yang, Frank Carlson, Leah Nagy
Much of the U.S. is dealing with powerful storms that brought extreme winds and rain that triggered floods and mudslides. Governors of New Jersey and New York declared emergencies over the storms. Americans in the Midwest are also recovering from…
By Associated Press
Drenching rains and strong winds accompanied the weekend arrival of an atmospheric river — a long plume of Pacific moisture — into the drought-stricken state.
By Philip Marcelo, David Porter, Associated Press
Transit officials and experts say this summer’s storms were the latest reminders that more needs to be done to prepare the East Coast’s vital transit systems in the face of more extreme and unpredictable weather caused by climate change.
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Dozens of people had to be rescued Wednesday night in central Alabama, where the National Weather Service said as much as 13 inches of rain fell.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
For many, the question is not as simple as choosing to pack up and move away from a place to escape the threat of extreme weather, or the devastation left in its wake, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll.
By Jay Reeves, Rebecca Santana, Associated Press
Nicholas has weakened into a tropical depression as it crawls across southern Louisiana, unleashing heavy rain across the coasts of Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. It's unwelcome weather for survivors of Hurricane Ida, which destroyed thousands of rooftops now…
By PBS NewsHour
Scientists and forecasters who study the connection between climate change and extreme weather say the rapid rates of sea-level rise are accelerating the frequency and intensity of severe weather events—like hurricanes, heat waves and more. Claudia Tebaldi, Climate Scientist with…
By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
As the deadly storm moved from the Gulf Coast through the Northeast — killing over 65 people from Louisiana to Connecticut — members of Congress said the storm offered irrefutable evidence that the nation's power lines, roads, bridges and other…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Less than a week after Hurricane Ida battered the Gulf Coast, President Joe Biden walked the streets of a hardhit Louisiana neighborhood on Friday and told local residents, “I know you're hurting, I know you're hurting.”…
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