WASHINGTON — Wildfires are bigger, and starting earlier in the year. Heat waves are more frequent. Seas are warmer, and flooding is more common. The…View More Climate Change Is Making Big Problems Bigger
There are quite a few efforts to protect the harried fauna and their forests and rivers, but they seem to be failing. The onslaught is…View More When Climate Breakdown Hits Home: ‘Our Small Town Now Has a Rush Hour’
Weather: A chance of rain today with a high in the low 50s. Temperatures will dip into the low 40s tonight. Both Saturday and Sunday…View More How a Sewage Flood Upended Lives in Queens
The authorities in Florida said on Sunday that they were making progress in their efforts to drain a leaking reservoir holding more than 300 million…View More ‘Wall of Water’ if Piney Point Reservoir in Florida Breaches, Officials Warn
A reservoir in Florida that holds nearly 400 million gallons of wastewater from a former phosphate mine was leaking on Saturday, prompting hundreds of evacuations,…View More ‘Imminent’ Collapse of Wastewater Reservoir in Florida Forces Evacuations
Engineers say that when infrastructure works, most people do not even think about it. But they recognize it when they turn on a faucet and…View More Seven Infrastructure Problems in Urgent Need of Fixing
While Mr. Trump was president, that idea continued to gain momentum after a series of devastating hurricanes. Agencies that help communities rebuild after disasters began…View More Unanswered in Biden’s Climate Plan: Whose Home Will, and Won’t, Be Saved?
The body of a 65-year-old man was also found on a golf course near J. Percy Priest Lake, a reservoir along the eastern edge of…View More Flooding in Nashville Kills at Least 4 as Water Keeps Rising
WASHINGTON — One of the federal government’s main efforts to push Americans to prepare for climate threats is in question after the Senate majority leader’s…View More Chuck Schumer Stalls Climate Overhaul of Flood Insurance Program
Officials in Miami-Dade County, where climate models predict two feet or more of sea-level rise by 2060, have released an upbeat strategy for living with…View More Miami Says It Can Adapt to Rising Seas. Not Everyone Is Convinced.