Why the U.S. disaster agency isn't ready for catastrophes
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has wasted more than $3 billion and misused thousands of its employees by responding to hundreds of undersized floods, storms and other events that states could have handled on their own, an investigation by E&E News shows.
Republicans support 'monumental' climate measure for roads
Congress is looking to strengthen the nation's transportation network by making it better able to withstand the effects of climate change, even as government agencies spend billions of dollars to fix roads after natural disasters.
Southern U.S. far behind on resilience — federal study
The southern half of the United States is far less resilient than the northern half, according to a groundbreaking federal study that analyzed factors such as income inequality and religious affiliation in every county.
Children affected by Harvey feel new stresses
The state of Texas and its communities have taken major steps to defend themselves from natural disasters since Hurricane Harvey devastated large swaths of the region two years ago, a new report indicates.
Trump and Putin talked about wildfires, not climate
As the Arctic burns, President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the wildfires scorching Siberia that many scientists describe as a sign of climate change.