Extreme Weather

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
PacifiCorp's coal fired power plant burns coal outside of Castle Dale, Utah on November 14, 2019. (Photo: George Frey/AFP via Getty Images)
The World Meteorological Organization called for "more sustained and ambitious climate action to reduce emissions to net zero through a compete transformation of our industrial, energy, and transport systems."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
While "Covid-19 has demonstrated that humanity has the capacity to recognize and respond to a global crisis," the authors of a new report on world disasters wrote, "climate change is an even more significant challenge to humanity... one which literally threatens our long-term survival." (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
"The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how vulnerable the world is to a truly global...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A man walks along a damaged street after the passage of Hurricane Eta in La Lima, Cortes, Honduras, on November 16, 2020 as Hurricane Iota—upgraded to Category 5—moves over the Caribbean toward the Nicaragua-Honduras border. (Photo: Wendell Escoto/AFP via Getty Images)
"It's a simple equation: as the global temperature rises storms get bigger,...