Ideas to reduce future storm damage include carbon tax, cutting disaster aid
Superstorm Sandy is still surging, but this time the October disaster is driving a debate about how to reduce rebuilding aid -- by investing in preventive measures before stronger storms strike.
Swiss teams set sights on solar flight and sailing records
Over the swaying oceans and in the sun-soaked skies, there is more than enough energy to sail or fly around the world on light energy alone. Such endeavors are currently tricky and costly, but some developers are pushing the limits of technology as well as their own endurance to break air and water records.