The good news for New York City is more hurricanes might stay offshore. The bad news is flooding might be worse when storms hit the city.
Harvey efforts expose lingering resentment over Sandy, underscoring regional divisions in a deeply divided GOP grappling with the crisis.
Analysis of insurance data convinces environmental economists that climate change is pushing up the cost of dealing with the disastrous effects of extreme weather events.
Scientists say the Eastern Seaboard of the United States faces more frequent storms and flooding as sea levels continue to rise with climate change.
Amid a decade’s worth of New Yorker articles about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath collected ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the natural disaster, the magazine published a short video report on the effort to incentivize residents of Staten Island, a place hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, into leaving parts of the disaster-prone borough.
Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.
The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sought details on how the charity spent donations after the superstorm, but the information was never released.
Climate change and sea level rise are threatening historic U.S. landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty to NASA's coastal rocket launch sites, and the nation needs to prepare, scientists said Tuesday.
Donors gave $312 million after the storm, but it’s not clear how exactly the money was spent.