Most landlords are not required to disclose if a property is in a flood plain or has flooded before. That's a big problem in cities where climate change is driving more frequent and severe floods.
Wildfires and floods threaten tens of millions of properties in the U.S. But most Americans get little or no information about climate risks when they move.
The derecho, which raced through the Midwest and focused its attention on Iowa, led to $7.5 billion in damage. That's more expensive than some hurricanes.
Research published this week finds that home sales volume and prices have declined in coastal census tracts vulnerable to sea level rise, relative to coastal areas less threatened by climate change.
From heat-related illness to mosquito-borne infections, physicians are seeing the effects of a warming planet in the exam room. There's a growing push to teach doctors-in-training how to respond.
Delta brought more damage to areas already hit hard by Hurricane Laura in August. By Saturday morning, the storm had weakened to a tropical depression, but more rain was expected in nearby states.
Delta's rains are already falling on southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas. It has strengthened to become a Category 3 storm and is expected to make landfall later Friday.
"If ordered to evacuate by local officials, leave!" the National Weather Service office in New Orleans says. Delta's possible path includes Cameron, La., which is recovering from Hurricane Laura.
Hurricane Delta brought a dangerous storm surge to Mexico's Yucatán resort area. It has weakened, but Delta could develop 120 mph winds by late Thursday, the National Hurricane Center says.
Delta went through "a very impressive rapid intensification episode," the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday morning.
"All of Louisiana needs to prepare" for the storm, says Gov. John Bel Edwards. Delta continues a storm season that ran through the traditional list of alphabetized names last month.
After decades of Macon-Bibb County not spending enough resources to maintain its stormwater system, the Macon Water Authority is taking over.
"The 4 million mark is unfathomable. It boggles the mind, and it takes your breath away," a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.
Climate change was a question in last week's presidential debate, after not being asked about in 2016 debates. Inslee made climate change the focus of his brief presidential bid.
Flames have engulfed nearly 50,000 acres of land, prompting the evacuation of more than 8,000 residents of Santa Rosa, Calif., according to Mayor Tom Schwedhelm.