'Double whammy' disaster risks loom over Trump's FEMA gambit
President Trump's plan to apply up to $45 billion in federal disaster aid to fund COVID-19 unemployment benefits could deplete the nation's primary disaster relief fund while providing only moderate relief for 16.3 million laid-off Americans, experts say.
Worth the sweat: Houston volunteer army maps heat islands
Today's forecast for Houston is typical for early August: hot and steamy, with a heat index of a suffocating 103 degrees Fahrenheit.
U.S. has a climate migration problem — GAO
Rising seas, storm surges and coastal flooding are displacing communities from Alaska to Louisiana to Maryland.
Experts: Name heat waves like storms. They're more deadly
Withering heat could kill or sicken millions of people by 2050, yet the least visible offspring of climate change remains less understood, or feared, than hurricanes, fires and floods.
Green New Deal backer Ilhan Omar faces climate challenger
MINNEAPOLIS — As a founding member of "The Squad," Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota shares a conviction with New York colleague Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that climate change can't wait.