Electricity generated by US wind farms are falling and the drop could intensify as the El Niño weather phenomenon holds back wind speeds, FT reports.» Read More
New Orleans levee system failed in 50 places after Hurricane Katrina. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the more than 100 miles of levees and flood walls strengthened and rebuilt 10 years later.
A new report from the CDC says schools are heading in the right direction when it comes to providing healthy meals for children, and Tropical Storm Erika will hit Puerto Rico tonight, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is far better protected now than it was then. The same can't be said about Miami.
Erika remained "a very disorganized storm" on Wednesday but had the potential to reach hurricane status near Florida by Monday.
The New Orleans levees are better than they were when Katrina struck, but preparing for hurricanes is riddled with uncertainty.
Two journalists were killed during a live TV interview, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands as Tropical Storm Erika approaches.
Some firefighters battling flames in the West will receive water courtesy of Anheuser-Busch, according to NBC News.
With California mired in drought, it might seem odd there's a dam demolition underway.
Tropical Storm Danny is forecast to strengthen far out over the Atlantic and could become a hurricane.
A possible consumer boost this winter from El Niño could bring more pain to an already battered energy sector.
The Weather Services International senior meteorologist Dan Leonard, explains what El Nino weather conditions mean, and the potential impact from storms on the west coast.
The severe drought in some parts of the U.S.—particularly California—may be increasing the risk of radon gas inside homes.
A strengthening El Nino pattern in the Pacific could become a once-in-a-generation storm for CA, USA Today reports.
Drifting pollution has helped erase gains from stricter U.S. emissions rules. Reducing pollution may be an international problem.
A freak snow storm in November has triggered a mini baby boom in Upstate New York, according to NBC News in New York.
Almost the entire East Coast and Southeast — 84 million people in all — are at risk for severe weather on Tuesday. NBC reports.
For the country where it always rains, it may seem bizarre to many that the U.K. even has a desert, let alone that it’s up for sale.
A company is developing a smartphone app that can give a few seconds of warning when earthquakes strike.
Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, which highlights a bigger problem—many cities don't think it's worth the cost.