by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 26, 2014
Just hours before the highly anticipated World Cup match-up between the U.S. and Germany is scheduled to begin, the host city of Recife, Brazil has been slammed by torrential rains
Water was up to Len Lal's waist in his car before he was rescued. "It's like a scene out of Terminator: Salvation," he said after his rescue.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 16, 2014
The recent record-breaking heat wave that scorched much of India last week has claimed at least 169 lives in the state of Andhra Pradesh in the southeast of the country.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 12, 2014 Updated: June 12, 2014
As Brazil and Croatia prepare to battle it out in Sao Paulo in the opening match of the World Cup this afternoon, thousands of Brazilians in the south of the country are picking up the pieces after torrential rains left a trail of destruction.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 10, 2014
Riots broke out across the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the weekend. Electricity substations were torched and power company officials taken hostage.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 2, 2014
Largely thanks to coal burning, heat waves buffeted major Chinese cities in May, while scientists discovered the country's air pollution contains far more toxic metals than previously assumed.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 2, 2014
And there’s no sign that the heat wave is going to stop any time soon.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 30, 2014 Updated: May 30, 2014
The four reasons EPA's upcoming regulations to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the nation's power plants are of historic import.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 29, 2014
Clusters of severe storms rolling through the Southeast since Memorial Day have caused widespread flash flooding in Texas and Louisiana.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 28, 2014
The fire is just the latest in a string of California blazes this year that have been intensified by global warming.