El Niño Could Grow Into a Monster, New Data Show


A powerful El Niño could worsen droughts, intensify heat waves, and contribute to dangerous flooding.

Frame Climate Change as a Food Issue, Experts Say

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As IPCC report warns of climate impact on food security, researchers are looking at whether talking about food could break political deadlock on global warming.

To Fight Climate Change, the Entire World Will Have to Eat Less Meat


Meat. Climate. Here’s the connection.

Exxon Valdez oil spill – in pictures


Remembering Exxon Valdez, 25 years later.

Flood Zone Foolishness

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Politicians from disaster-prone states lead the fight against real disaster reforms.


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