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A cattle carcass is pictured on the Agropil ranch as the Pilcomayo river faces its worst drought in almost two decades, in Boqueron, on the border between Paraguay and Argentina, July 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says

Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century in combatting infectious diseases, according to one of the world's oldest...
Hurricane Irma, a record Category 5 storm, is seen in this NOAA National Weather Service National Hurricane Center image from GOES-16 satellite taken on September 5, 2017. Courtesy NOAA National Weather Service National Hurricane Center/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Here Are The Latest Updates On Hurricane Irma

One of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes ever barreled through the Caribbean, making landfall early Wednesday less than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey first hit Texas. Hurricane Irma was u...
There are&nbsp;<a href="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIJsxjXUAAABS-d.jpg" target="_blank">tornado watches</a>&nbsp;in effect in parts of the state and the National Weather Service&nbsp;<a href="http://mailchi.mp/houstonoem/alerthouston-hurricane-harveys-effects-beginning-to-impact-houston" target="_blank">issued flash flood warnings</a>&nbsp;for Houston Saturday morning.

Harvey Downgraded, But 'Catastrophic And Life-Threatening Flooding' Risk Remains

Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm, but forecasters warn of "catastrophic flooding" as it sweeps through Texas on Saturday. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for parts of the Ho...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall As Powerful Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday as a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. At the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President Donald Trump signed a presidential disaster declaratio...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Now A Stronger Than Expected Category 4 Storm

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Upgraded To Category 3 Storm As It Nears Landfall In Texas

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a Category 3 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter there. Texas Gov. Greg...
A young male polar bear stands on the cusp of the sea ice overlooking the sea. Not sure as to where the water will take him, he can only stand there and wonder what horizon he should head for. Observing and bringing myself down to eye level with the world's largest land predator was mind-blowing. We hear so much on how the Arctic, their home, is vanishing, and to see it happening, puts it in a much more real perspective. The wildlife that calls the hostile north of the Arctic their home, are all remarkable creatures.

Experts Have A Plan To Beat Climate Change Even If Trump Won't Help

The world has just a few years to scale back global carbon emissions to avoid the worst effects of climate change, a panel of leading experts and scientists warned this week. That goal may seem farfet...