(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden on Monday was making his first visit to the West Coast as president, with plans to survey wildfire damage and push for action on combatting climate change. Biden planned to first stop in Boise, Idaho, to visit the National Interagency... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday continued his tour of damage caused by Hurricane Ida, traveling to New York and New Jersey to see first-hand the devastation the massive storm inflicted on the Northeast. The president was reprising his role as consoler in chief,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The deaths of 13 people, all but two of whom lived in basement apartments, during New York City's catastrophic flooding this week have renewed attention on the oftentimes illegal dwellings, with city officials looking to bolster evacuation efforts for vulnerable residents... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Millions of Americans across the country faced devastating flooding from Hurricane Ida this week and are grappling with the risks a new reality poses to their homes. With more humans building into nature, the fragile interface between weather extremes and the comfort... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Ida is the kind of natural disaster that brings terror to people who have lived through deadly storms. Seeing Ida's maximum sustained winds topping 150 mph, torrential rainfall that overflows waterways and makes roadways impassable and storm surge so powerful it... Read More.
(New York) — The availability of food and how crops will fare as a result of climate change has long been of interest to environmental researchers, but scientists are now finding other threats to food supplies that can severely impact global food security. Climate change... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Recent deadly flooding events around the world are evidence of the planet's changing relationship with precipitation as global temperatures continue to warm, according to environmental experts. While the link between the climate change and extreme precipitation is straightforward, quantifying the link remains... Read More.
(SALINA, Kan.) -- NASA recently began new research to investigate how extreme summer weather may be affecting the upper layers of earth's atmosphere. Kenneth Bowman, Ph.D., the principal investigator for the Dynamics and Chemistry of the Summer Stratosphere (DCOTSS) research project, spoke to reporters about... Read More.
(NEW YORK) —The probability of record-shattering heat waves is increasing due to climate change, according to scientists who are measuring temperature predictions in a new way. Researchers that looked into rate of warming, rather than how much warming has occurred, found that record-shattering heat waves... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.