While news outlets focus on the threat to the southern U.S., environmentalist Bill McKibben underlines the danger in the Caribbean.
Experts warn that while climate change did not cause Hurricane Harvey, its destructiveness has almost certainly been intensified by global warming.
President Obama has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as Isaac, a tempest of wind and water barreling toward the Gulf Coast and New Orleans, has been upgraded to hurricane status.
Mitt Romney and the Republican National Convention are being buffeted by a force outside their control: the weather. Tropical Storm Isaac already has caused the GOP to cancel Monday's opening events in Tampa, Fla., and it's not finished yet.
It's a tad late in the storm season for this, but tell that to the people of Haiti: Less than a year after the island nation was rocked by a cataclysmic earthquake, Haiti is now in the path of a powerful tropical storm, Tomas, that could do considerable damage if it keeps picking up steam.
By Saturday afternoon, Hurricane Ike had been downgraded to a tropical storm, but not before unleashing its full force on Galveston and Houston, Texas, along with coastal Louisiana. Both states were dealing with widespread power outages in Ike's wake, and the extent of the damage couldn't be fully assessed until flooding subsided and debris was cleared.