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Damion Lasker, 24, stands next to debris on Sunday taken from his mother's flooded home in Katy, Texas, west of Houston. Houses on every street in this town have similar piles waiting for pickup.

The Clean-Up Begins: Receding Floodwaters Reveal Extent Of Harvey Destruction

HOUSTON ― Recovery and repair are going to take a long time. There were still roads and neighborhoods in the greater Houston area underwater after Hurricane Harvey and its remnants unloaded dozens of...
TOPSHOT - An Indian boy pulls his bicycle through a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on August 29, 2017.Heavy rain brought India's financial capital Mumbai to a virtual standstill on August 29, flooding streets, causing transport chaos and prompting warnings to stay indoors. Dozens of flights and local train services were cancelled as rains lashed the coastal city of nearly 20 million people. / AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Flooding Is A Problem Around The Globe Right Now

The most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade has led to at least 20 deaths, left parts of Texas and Louisiana submerged by floodwater and caused billions of dollars in damage...
Hurricane Harvey is seen in the Texas Gulf Coast, U.S., in this NOAA GOES satellite image on August 24, 2017. NOAA/Handout via Reuters THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.

U.S. Braces For 'Life-Threatening' Hurricane Harvey To Hit

A large swath of Texas began bracing for intense rainfall and flooding as Hurricane Harvey neared its coast Thursday. Harvey could be the first hurricane ranked as Category 3 or stronger (sustained wi...
U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Scientists Leak Startling Climate Report To Keep Trump From Burying It

WASHINGTON — Government scientists agree that, contrary to President Donald Trump and his team's repeated claims, climate change is already having a dramatic effect in the U.S., according to a n...
Child is playing on dry brown cracked land in the heat of the desert at Deadvlei in Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia, Africa. This image of a young bouy on a parched barren earth can be used for concepts like the effect of global warming or climate change.

Heat Waves Could Make Going Outside Deadly In Some Countries Before 2100

Going outside could become deadly before the end of this century as it is predicted climate change will cause heat waves across South Asia, where 20% of the world's population live. By 2100 carbon emi...
A farmer shows wheat crop damaged by unseasonal rains in his wheat field at Sisola Khurd village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 24, 2015. To match Insight INDIA-MODI/ Picture taken March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Wheat Harvests Suffering From Extreme Weather Are About To Get Worse

Extreme flooding and droughts take a major toll on the global supply of wheat, accounting for about 40 percent of the fluctuations in annual yields, a recent study has found. The research gives new we...