A climatologist who studies precipitation trends explains how climate change is projected to make flooding events in the Midwest more severe and more frequent.
The Trump administration has proposed a major revamp of the National Flood Insurance Program since its inception in 1968. Here's why it needs fixing.
The recent storms provide a grim reminder of the prospect of future tropical cyclones in a region under continued threat from climate change.
The Indian summer monsoon rainfall affects the lives of over a billion people. By looking at how prehistoric climate changes affected it, scientists can contribute to its future prediction.
Weather-related catastrophic events have cost Canadians more than $17 billion in the past decade. That only stands to grow, unless building codes change to make homes more resilient.
With heatwaves, droughts and fires all on the rise, the federal government is urged to merge its separate strategies on disaster resilience and climate readiness.
Amid fears that parts of Townsville and other Australian cities might become "uninsurable", making urban areas more resilient and adaptable to flooding is becoming more urgent.
There are benefits and downsides to damming rivers.
A new report predicts that one-third of the ice in the Himalayas will melt, even if we contain global warming to 1.5C. So what does that mean for the flood-prone valleys below?
Donald Trump has threatened to use funds allocated for disaster relief to fund his border wall. It's time to rethink how we frame disasters to stop politicians from using them for political gain.
Marshes, swamps and other kinds of wetlands provide valuable services, such as effective natural flood control. But they are being destroyed for development in many parts of the world.
Climate change is happening and will intensify in coming decades. Some experts say it's time for a triage strategy that focuses investments where they are most likely to have an impact.
Most cases of breast cancer are related to environmental causes. When we talk about climate change, we must not forget this part of the story.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.
Australia's coastal settlements are highly exposed to the impacts of climate change. Climate-resilient urban landscapes that can cope with large amounts of water need to become the new normal.
African countries are sure to face more flooding in the future, they need to adapt or risk loosing the progress that's already been made
The frequency of intense tropical cyclones is increasing in the South Indian Ocean - a region that previously didn't have these.
Venice is set to be regularly 70% underwater and proposed tidal floodgates won't deal with the fundamental problems.
Coastal real estate prices appear to be taking a hit, but mostly in neighborhoods with more climate change believers.
Infrastructure systems – roads, water treatment systems, power grid – can't be built the same ways as in the past. What's a better roadmap for the future?