Extreme weather


Europe’s Deadly Heatwave Marked the Hottest June on Record

We can expect more brutal heatwaves to come according to a pair of European climate reports.
Sarah Emerson
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Midwestern farmers are not about to let historic flooding put them under

At least 1 million acres of farmland flooded in nine different states. The damages are currently estimated to top $3 billion.
Pieter Colpaert
Jika Gonzalez
Agnes Walton
Extreme weather

Extreme Flooding Submerges Strategic Military Base in Nebraska

The Pentagon and US intelligence community warned this year that climate change is a national security threat.
Sarah Emerson
climate change

Government Climate Report Spotlights Costly Damage of Extreme Weather In 2018

Last year, 14 natural disasters caused at least $1 billion in damage each.
Sarah Emerson

Photos show horrific aftermath of Indonesia’s deadly Tsunami

On Friday, just after 6 p.m. local time, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit at a depth of over 6 miles, just off the central island of Sulawesi, setting off a tsunami.
David Gilbert
Life Inside

All the Crazy Things I Saw in Prison During Hurricane Harvey

We were stuck in a ghost town, and ours were the only lives left.
Deidre McDonald
climate change

Donald Trump’s Grandfather Was Likely a Climate Change Refugee

A new study charts how extreme weather events, like droughts and floods, drove a 19th century wave of German immigration to North America.
Stephen Leahy
Extreme weather

I Fly Planes Through Hurricanes for a Living

Meet Commander Scott Price, a US government "Hurricane Hunter" who has seen some things.
Scott Price as told to Rick Paulas
hurricane irma

TV Weathercasters Are Being Recruited to Convince People Climate Change Is Real

Weathercasters' on-air reporting about climate change increased over 1,200 percent between 2013 and 2016.
Kate Lunau
climate change

Extreme Weather Forces 26 Million People Into Poverty Each Year

Natural disasters will widen the divide between the poor and everyone else, according to a new World Bank study.
Sarah Emerson

Canada Isn’t Ready for Future Climate Disasters, Watchdog Says

We're boned.
Jordan Pearson

Halfway to Boiling: Indian Heat Wave Sets Record Highs

Indian news outlets report that temperatures topped 50 degrees Celsius (124 Fahrenheit) in the northwest of the country and forecasters warn that heat waves are growing longer and more intense.
Matt Smith