The storm, which brought snow to the South, was expected to chug along the Appalachians and into the Northeast on Sunday. In the Carolinas, power failures were likely from damaging ice.
“New Mannahatta” would help the city’s housing crisis and protect against the impact of climate change.
The finding, by European researchers, fits a clear warming trend: The seven hottest years on record have been the past seven.
Crucial routes through the Cascade Mountains remained closed on Sunday as responders assessed the damage.
A relationship is a shared story, even if it’s hard to agree on the details.
In northeast Brazil, local officials say they have never before seen flooding on this scale. Tens of thousands were forced to flee their homes.
The state was blanketed by a variety of weather warnings, with more than five feet of snow predicted for parts of the Sierra Nevada.
The climate crisis is now.
Many of the same areas that suffered through horrific bush fires in 2019 and 2020 are now dealing with prodigious rainfall that could leave some people stranded for weeks.
Some parts of the islands could see as much as 25 inches of rain through Tuesday, meteorologists said. “This is an extreme weather event,” an emergency official said on Monday.
Near-record flooding in Washington State drowned cattle, demolished homes and damaged equipment. Broken supply chains are making it even harder to recover.
A plan to “daylight” Tibbetts Brook in the Bronx would be one of the city’s most ambitious green infrastructure improvements.
The National Weather Service said roughly a foot of snow was expected to fall on the Big Island summits. “We do get snow there pretty much every year,” one local meteorologist said.
The $1 trillion infrastructure law funds programs that tend to favor wealthy, white communities — a test for Biden’s pledge to defend the most vulnerable against climate change.
Nine years after Hurricane Sandy, residents of Lower Manhattan are still vulnerable to rising seas. The fight over a plan to protect them reveals why progress on our most critical challenges is so hard.
Washed-out roads and destroyed bridges are just some of the devastation afflicting residents of the western province and could signal what climate change will bring in the future.
Beneath the National Museum of American History, floodwaters are intruding into collection rooms, a consequence of a warming planet. A fix remains years away.
Much of South Sudan is under water from flooding induced by climate change and deforestation. Crops and livestock are lost, hunger and malaria are spreading. With so many worries, coronavirus vaccines are a tough sell.
Blamed for flooded fields, damaged roads and the occasional death, the beaver, which has played a seminal role in Canadian history, is now viewed by many as a problem, not a point of national pride.
Heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers have inundated cities in the Canadian province. The mayor of Abbotsford warned of an “uncertain and scary time” as residents took shelter in a convention center.
Dozens of drivers were trapped by landslides, and the city of Merritt warned of a “mass sewage backup.” The rainfall was part of a system that also pummeled Washington State.
Swept from desert burrows, hundreds, if not thousands, of scorpions skittered into villages, stinging at least 503 people.
Some activists called the agreement in Glasgow disappointing, but it establishes a clear consensus that all countries need to do much more.
Some campers were airlifted from a recreational vehicle park after floodwaters covered the only bridge in and out of the area.
A few homeowners across the country are trying to find out, by experimenting with new (and old) construction techniques.
For decades, vulnerable countries and activist groups have demanded that rich polluter countries pay for irreparable damage from climate change. This year, there may be a breakthrough.
The measure includes $47 billion to help communities prepare for the new age of extreme fires, floods, storms and droughts that scientists say are worsened by human-caused climate change.
Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Ida in Millburn, N.J., small business owners are facing an uncertain future, even as the community rallies to help.
The impact was not as severe as forecasters had feared in some places, though flood warnings and advisories remained in effect on Saturday.
A National Weather Service forecaster warned that heavy rain during high tides could lead to “astronomical surges” of ocean water.
New York is now ‘the greenest big city on earth,’ one naturalist said. Some creatures have noticed, and are staying for a while.
A flash flood watch will be in effect all day as a storm system moves through the region.
Much of the Bay Area was under a flash flood watch on Sunday, with the National Weather Service warning of the potential for mudslides across the region.
A storm is expected to drop up to 10 inches of rain in Northern California. The region is in desperate need of water, but the rain is likely to bring dangerous mudslides and flash floods.
The death toll continued to rise on Wednesday as landslides and flooding damaged homes and stranded thousands of people.
As the senator blocks Democrats’ push to reduce warming, new data shows his constituents are more exposed to worsening floods than anywhere else in the country.
With more extreme weather events expected to bring floods and droughts, the body urged world leaders to focus on mitigating the effects of global warming.
The casualties come amid violent inundations in the country that have left a total of at least 28 people dead and displaced more than 120,000 across northern areas.
Hurricane Ida was a wake-up call for many homeowners in the New York region, and there are a few things to keep in mind if you’re rethinking your homeowner’s insurance.
Under a bill passed by the City Council, the mayor is required to create a plan to deal with the wide-ranging threats of climate change, from flooding to extreme heat.
A child and three adults drowned in vehicles submerged in deep water after creeks swelled in the northeast and central counties, officials said.
Victor, the 20th named storm of the busy 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, was south of the Cabo Verde Islands, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.
Hurricane Ida ravaged places that were once stream beds and wetlands.
‘I almost died,’ said one Queens resident who forced her way out of a basement apartment. Now she is eligible for help.
The deluge in the city of Zhengzhou revealed how China’s years of go-go construction had left its cities vulnerable to climate change.
Maintaining a rental property — including making sure water drains properly — is the responsibility of the landlord, not the tenant.
The fourth named storm to form in less than a week was forecast to strengthen into a major hurricane by Saturday.
A developing system forming off New England is expected to absorb Teresa, which is not expected to threaten land, forecasters said.
Homeowners who faced flooded basements after Hurricane Ida are pondering how to deal with the possibility of fiercer and more frequent storms.
New federal flood insurance rates that better reflect the real risks of climate change are coming. For some, premiums will rise sharply.