Occupy Sandy, Once Welcomed, Now Questioned


The Occupy movement’s relief team still hasn’t disbursed all the money it raised to help one of New York City’s hardest hit neighborhoods.

Are Fungus-Farming Ants the Key to Better Biofuel?


Secrets from their underground fungus fields could help fight climate change.

FEMA Report: Climate Change Could Increase Areas At Risk of Flood by 45%

Clean-up in Breezy Point following Hurricane Sandy, November 5, 2012. Bryan Smith/ZUMAPRESS.com

A landmark study finds climate change could have a huge impact on the National Flood Insurance Program.

How Climate Change Makes Wildfires Worse

Andrew Dunlap and his father Dave Dunlap, in truck, watch as a wildfire burns behind their house in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (Credit Image: © Christian Murdock/MCT/ZUMAPRESS.com)

In Colorado, extreme weather is fueling fierce fires. Again.

Samantha Power’s Climate Silence

Samantha Power (1st L), a former national security staffer and the next UN ambassador, leaves the Rose Garden . By Fang Zhe/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com

Obama’s pick to be the next UN ambassador hasn’t said much on climate change.


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