Houston suburbs have exploded in population in recent years. Scientists say that’s a big reason why some neighborhoods saw devastating floods.
Rick Perry left a nuanced energy legacy – including overseeing booms in fossil fuels and renewables – during his time in Texas politics.
In August, flooding in Louisiana killed 13 people and left more than 80,000 homes severely damaged. And once again, the American Red Cross’ response left local officials seething.
Many of the homes that were flooded in the Baton Rouge area after a record-breaking storm still have contents and debris that haven’t been hauled away.
After a century of helping visitors enjoy the wonders of the natural world, the guardians of America’s most treasured places have been handed an almost unimaginable new job – slowing the all-out assault climate change is waging against national parks across the nation.
Wide-scale disruption from marine heatwaves is increasingly being seen all around the globe, with regions such as Australia seemingly being hit with more than their fair share.