Nation May 24

Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

Last year alone, the nation endured 22 separate weather and climate-related disasters with losses greater than $1 billion each. The disasters, including wildfires, hurricanes and snowstorms, had a cumulative price tag of nearly $100 billion.

Politics Sep 07

NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim

WASHINGTON — Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends President Donald Trump’s statement from days ago that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama. They say NOAA’s action…

World Aug 15

A child runs under water sprinklers during a heat wave in Vienna, Austria on July 23, 2019. Photo by Lisi Niesner/Reuters
July sets new global heat record

July was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the 20th century average for the month, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.