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The dangerous heat wave sweeping the US isn’t just high temperatures. Heat index is all about how you sweat.
In a heat wave, the danger lies in both temperature and humidity. Here's what heat index is and why it's so important.
A 2014 economic study indicates that hot days can have a surprisingly big negative impact on economic activity.
By 2050, cities in the US and around the world are expected to see many more days with temperatures topping 100 degrees.
Antarctica is melting so fast that scientists are proposing shooting artificial snow out of cannons to slow it down
Two glaciers in Western Antarctica are on the verge of collapse. Scientists say dumping trillions of tons of artificial snow could stop the melt.
These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth
"If this July turns out to be the warmest July (it has a good shot at it), it will be the warmest month we have measured on Earth!"
Singapore will spend $400m upgrading drains, $10m on studying sea level rise to counter climate change
The $10 million National Sea Level research programme will help Singapore develop more robust projections of sea level rise in the future.
Flesh-eating bacteria infected a 41-year-old Alabama man after he went river kayaking. Experts say this will become more common as ocean water warms.
A species of flesh-eating bacteria called Vibrio is gaining a larger foothold in the US as oceans heat up.
A house made of plastic soda bottles can withstand winds twice as strong as a Category 5 hurricane. Take a look inside.
Hurricanes are becoming stronger and more devastating, generating a need for technologies to keep homes safe during a storm.
‘Sunny-day flooding’ is projected to put parts of the US underwater for at least 100 days per year. Here’s what the Gulf and East c...
Tidal flooding is becoming more frequent as sea levels rise. It's expected to get much worse, especially along the US' Gulf and East coasts.
Hurricane Barry is weakening as it moves over Louisiana, but heavy rain and flooding could still worsen — here are the latest updates
Hurricane Barry is swamping Louisiana. More rain is looming, so residents are looking to Mississippi river levees to hold back floodwater.