Extreme Weather

Climate change is “first and foremost a health crisis,” the medical journal The Lancet warned.
A controversial Pentagon program is fast-tracking shipments of surplus military gear to police departments that claim to be preparing for climate disasters. The consequences could be deadly.
A drone boat in a Category 4 storm has its fair share of ups and downs.
Employers would be obligated to follow the rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under the threat of fine.
Power was knocked out to a half-million homes and businesses as the storm made a slow crawl over the Houston area Tuesday.
Health officials reported 11 additional deaths in New Orleans on Wednesday, mostly older people who perished from the heat.
The tropical storm, which was downgraded Thursday morning, made landfall in St. Vincent Island, Florida.
Climate change continues to wreak havoc across the American West.
Tens of thousands living in flooded communities also lack access to clean water and gas.
Eric Adams won the Democratic primary vowing to crack down on crime. But he's far less clear on climate, and recent campaign statements worry advocates.
The mammoth storm sparked torrential rain, flash floods and tornadoes that pummeled the region.
The “extremely large and powerful” hurricane caused “catastrophic damage” in the Gulf Coast and continues to pose a threat, the White House said.
Ida is expected to make landfall exactly 16 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast.
President Joe Biden declared disasters in much of the region, opening the purse strings for federal recovery aid.
Many of the missing live in the neighborhoods where the water rose the fastest, Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis said.
Farmers in Arizona and Nevada, along with two Mexican states, will face cutbacks next year in a grim sign of what’s to come as the climate warms.
Survivors in some areas were forced to wait out in the open amid oppressive heat for help from overloaded hospitals.
Satellite images show sparse snow and bare ground on some peaks of the South American mountain range.
The 2021 Atlantic season is predicted to have 15 to 21 named storms, three to five of which could become major hurricanes.
Horse advocates say the roundups are being driven by ranchers who don’t want the mustangs competing with their livestock for limited forage and water.