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Oct 21, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
El Nino ups the odds of flooding in some spots, but that information could provide opportunities.
Oct 21, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Fragments of corals, shells and coarse sand in a natural sinkhole suggest that a mighty tsunami hit the Hawaiian Islands about 500 years ago.
Oct 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up.
Oct 16, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Don't expect the polar vortex to pummel the eastern United States this winter.
Oct 16, 2014 02:50 PM ET // AFP
Hundreds of residents and business people in the small town of Porterville, in California's normally verdant Central Valley, who have no running water and are having to re-think how they live.
Oct 9, 2014 06:53 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
New York and Washington are among the cities building defenses against tidal flooding that could arrive as soon as 2045. Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Typhoon Vongfong in the Western Pacific rapidly strengthened overnight into the most powerful super typhoon of 2014.
Oct 7, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
In September, when Hurricane Edouard was churning over the Atlantic Ocean, NASA dispatched its Global Hawk drones to fly directly over the eye of the storm.
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