President Obama unveils 'climate hubs' to help farmers and rural communities
February 5, 2014, 10:55 a.m. by John Platt
The 7 regional hubs will provide scientific information about climate change, drought, flood, fire and pests.
Attractive Puget Sound home doubles as tsunami-resilient fortress
January 28, 2014, 8 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While its name might evoke scenes of Mother Nature at her most destructive, the cleverly designed Tsunami House on Camano Island, Wash. revolves around comfort, elegance and resilience.
A change of scenery, new mission for flood-prone Wright home
January 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Pack your bags, preservationists and Frank Lloyd Wright devotees. We're going to northwest Arkansas!
'No pets are left behind' in Colorado floods
September 20, 2013, 9:42 a.m.
Video: The Colorado National Guard says the motto is 'no pets are left behind' as they evacuate people from the raging floodwaters. Hundreds of pets have been ferried to safety with their owners via helicopter or rescued in ground operations.
Colorado floods: What happens to all that water?
September 19, 2013, 10:17 a.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Water that hasn't already seeped into ground aquifers will likely cause less severe flooding in Nebraska.
Cloud seeding not to blame for Colorado flooding
September 17, 2013, 2:21 p.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Scientists have dismissed the internet-based theory due to the physical impossibility of cloud seeding producing the amount of rain Colorado has had.
What is a 100-year flood?
September 16, 2013, 9:20 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Colorado was in the grip of one, but how do scientists determine when a flood and its effects become a once-in-a-century event?
Flood-weary Boulder residents make the most of a bad situation
September 13, 2013, 1:23 p.m. by Photo Blog
A violent deluge dumped 7 inches of rain on Boulder, Colo., in just 24 hours — shattering the city's 95-year record for rainfall.
Wildfire burn scars worsen Colorado flooding
September 12, 2013, 12:32 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
A lack of plants and undergrowth -- burned away by fires -- allows rain to run off the ground as if it were a sheet of metal.
London's largest and lushest living wall attracts critters, prevents flooding
September 4, 2013, 4:31 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Across town from the sizzling death rays generated by London's newest glass skyscraper, a luxury hotel in Victoria unveils a verdant vertical garden designed to combat urban flooding, clean the air and promote biodiversity.
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