Thanks to a new federal law, cities will get better forecasts about how climate change intensifies rainstorms. Still, it won't be in time for billions of dollars of federal infrastructure spending.
The U.S. endured 18 separate billion-dollar disasters in 2022, highlighting the growing damages of human-caused climate change.
Cities are experiencing heavier storms and flooding as the climate gets hotter. But due to outdated rainfall records, many are still building infrastructure for the climate of the past.
Many of this year's deadly extreme weather is linked to climate change and scientists warn they're a sign of what's to come.
Gov. Andy Beshear said at least 74 people died statewide. The search for survivors has been slow going. Teams must move carefully and methodically as they pick through the rubble of demolished homes.
Christmas trees may be in short supply this season due to supply chain issues and extreme weather events. But it's still worth holding out hope for a Christmas miracle.
A new study says the current climate crisis is a "severe threat" to the safety of younger generations, who will experience far more extreme climate events such as heat waves, wildfires and floods.
Big wildfires create their own weather, and can even spawn tornadoes swirling with smoke and flame. Researchers are trying to determine how often they occur.
There's been about two degrees Fahrenheit of warming so far worldwide. That may sound like a small number, but scientists say it's enough to make extreme weather events much more common.
Hundreds of scientists are meeting to finalize a landmark climate report. It's meant to guide the next decade of international climate policy, but it's unclear if politicians will act on it.
The Texas blackout is a reminder that climate-driven extreme weather stresses the U.S.'s power system in many ways. Much is needed to harden the grid for the future as the number of outages increase.
When a weather station in Death Valley recorded a high of 130 degrees Sunday, it triggered an inquiry to verify the reading. Here's a look into the exacting process of vetting extreme weather claims.
Georgia can expect more severe weather this week. There is an elevated risk of storms forecast for Thursday, April 23, including wind, tornadoes and...
The seemingly nonstop rain has led Gov. Brian Kemp to declare on Thursday a state of emergency in counties south of I-20. Lake Lanier was 4 feet above...
At least two tornadoes shred buildings across the city of Nashville and central Tennessee early Tuesday, killing at least seven people. The Tennessee...