People in Long Beach have experienced the impact of climate change and are doing what they can to prepare for future floods. Sandy changed local attitudes toward measures designed to build climate resilience.
Natural Disasters Archives - State of the Planet
Ladakh’s glaciers are retreating, causing floods and threatening livelihoods. But a recent study reveals that disaster risk reduction is often slow or absent due to its status as a conflict and military-tense zone.
Researchers from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory are exploring how volcanic inputs are influencing ocean health in Hawaii.
As insurers begin to account for climate change in their wildfire risk models, premiums in scorched areas could skyrocket.
Rainfall predictions out to three weeks suggest the nation may get some relief from downpours that are hindering response and rebuilding.
If disaster strikes while you’re at work, where will your children be taken? How can you ensure your children are protected?
A new model estimates how many climate migrants there will be, where they are likely to go, and what effects they might have on the places to which they move.
Intensifying river floods caused by global warming may hamper national economies worldwide, and effects might propagate through global trade and supply networks, a new study says.
Volcanologist Einat Lev shares incredible footage of steam plumes, lava fountains, and more from the Kilauea eruption.