Warming's effects will strain federal coffers — GAO
The federal government is ill-prepared to shoulder what could be a trillion-dollar fiscal crisis associated with extreme weather, floods, wildfires and other climate disasters through 2100, federal investigators have found.
Klobuchar says her climate pitch can win the Midwest
When it comes to climate change, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she has a secret weapon none of her Democratic rivals can match — the ability to talk to the middle of the country about the threat of a warming planet.
Here's what went wrong with the forecasts
They warned of storm surges up the Mississippi River, flooding in New Orleans and more than 2 feet of rain along parts of the Gulf Coast.
La. flood defenses withstand weakened Barry
Officials warned of potentially life-threatening flooding last night as heavy rains moved across northern Louisiana more than 36 hours after Hurricane Barry made landfall at Intracoastal City, 160 miles west of New Orleans.
'Another storm where we'll be measuring rainfall in feet'
Southeast Louisiana could pay a heavy price for simultaneous climate disasters headed for a collision along the Gulf Coast this weekend. Super-heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Barry could combine with a swollen Mississippi River to cause dangerous flooding.