The House Financial Services Committee hearing will begin at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch it here.
By Joshua Barajas
A new poll finds 74 percent of Americans say extreme weather in the past five years — hurricanes, droughts, floods and heat waves — has influenced their opinions about climate change.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Hannah Fingerhut, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Poet Heather Jacobsen can't forget how a hurricane shattered her neighborhood. Those indelible memories appear in her work "City Turned to Inland Lake."…
By Lora Strum
Lawmakers from both parties hailed the measure, which they said will create jobs and help communities across the country fix irrigation systems, maintain dams and reduce flooding.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
By Miles O'Brien
What is causing weather systems like Harvey and Florence to slow down and produce historic rainfall and flooding? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien looks at the growing risk of hurricanes and the evidence that it’s tied to climate change.
By PBS NewsHour
Even as development continues near the coasts, some national home insurance companies are pulling away from those areas, leaving home and business owners to rely on government-subsidized flood insurance. But the potential damage from Tropical Storm Florence may require additional…
When Hurricane Harvey hit with a fury not seen along the Gulf Coast in more than a decade, flooded roads stranded tens of thousands of people, including Wayne and Casey Dailey and their two sons. Their tragic ordeal is detailed…
By Nsikan Akpan
Hurricane Lane’s rains call to mind the downpour of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas a year ago Saturday. But the hurricanes are likely to have two very different outcomes.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Senate voted Tuesday to extend for four months the program that provides flood insurance for nearly 5 million homeowners and business owners.
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