Extreme Weather

Jon Queally, staff writer
What meteorologists are characterizing as the likely "strongest storm of the year," Super Typhoon Hagupit on Thursday had picked up in both speed and intensity as worries mounted that it could ultimately make landfall later this week on some the same vulnerable Philippines islands that were devastated just over one year ago by Typhoon Haiyan. As...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Winter 2012 in Volgograd Oblast, Russia. (Photo: volganet.ru/cc)
As the planet warms, people across Europe and Asia face double the probability...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Fracking triggered hundreds of small earthquakes along a previously unmapped...

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