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Extreme flooding ‘dramatically changes’ Yellowstone National Park

“Exactly the kinds of things that we’re seeing, even with this type of event, is what we’re projecting we will see more of in the coming decades.”

New flood maps show US damage rising 26% in next 30...

Climate change is raising flood risks in neighborhoods across the U.S. much faster than many people realize. Over the next three decades,...

Big oil foresaw extreme flooding now predicted to hit US coasts...

While society generally may not yet understand these consequences, major oil companies have understood the risks of climate change driving these impacts for decades.

Italian mayor blames Venice flooding on climate change

Venice saw the highest tide in 50 years on Tuesday night threatening many monuments throughout the historic city putting it in a...

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”

Pine Ridge Reservation flooding highlights massive implications of climate change on...

Unfortunately, the newest damage is only going exacerbate the longstanding "third world" conditions of the reservation.

Flooding of Nebraska Air Force Base illustrates security risk posed by...

The flooding at Offutt base has prompted further criticisms of Trump's denialism.

5 amazing ways people are aiding Hurricane Harvey evacuees

Here are 5 ways that the world is helping Houston in their time of need.

Americans who live far from coasts should also be worried about...

This alarming trend points to a need for more awareness, education and communication about flood risk.

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.