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People look at cars and homes engulfed in floodwaters on February 22, 2017 in San Jose, California.

California is due for a mega-flood that could force 1.5 million people to evacuate and cause $725 billion in damage — and it would hit Silicon V...

A new book from star seismologist Lucy Jones explores the likelihood of a nightmare storm striking California. She writes that the chances of flooding inundating 25% of California's land are high.
A rendering of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, part of the larger BIG U.

Manhattan plans to build a massive $1 billion wall and park to guard against the next inevitable superstorm

Ambitious plans on a giant flood barrier on the edge of Manhattan are moving forward. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, the project includes a park, seawall, and levees. HUD and the City of New York have given nearly $1 billion toward the project.
Trump Plaza in Jersey City, New Jersey, could be sitting in water by the year 2100.

Disturbing before-and-after images show what major US cities could look like in the year 2100

Here's what the US might look like if the worst climate-change predictions come true.
A satellite image of the nor'easter hitting the East Coast on the morning of March 2, 2018.

The winter storm slamming the East Coast is becoming a ‘bomb cyclone’ — and the National Weather Service says it could be a life-or-...

Winter Storm Riley is expected to bring record-setting flooding while dumping rain and snow and whipping Boston, New York, and DC with powerful winds.
Waves crash over houses on Turner Rd. on March 2, 2018 in Scituate, Massachusetts.

Photos show how a ‘bomb cyclone’ is slamming the East Coast with walls of water and sending kayakers into the streets

Winter Storm Riley is hitting the East Coast, bringing rain, sleet, hail, and snow.
A pedestrian crosses Boylston Street during white-out, blizzard-like conditions in a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. February 9, 2017.

A nor’easter is expected to hit the East Coast on Thursday and Friday — and record flooding is possible

Powerful winds, rain, snow, and coastal flooding are expected as the nor'easter named "Riley" builds up and heads for the Northeast and New England.

The heart of Paris is underwater — and the images are a shocking reminder that the city is unprepared

After weeks of heavy rain in France, the Seine breached its banks, flooding the heart of Paris. It's a reminder the city's not ready for catastrophe.

The best countries to escape the worst effects of climate change

The US fell from within the top 10 "safe havens" in 2015 to 12th place this year. Norway and a handful of other Nordic countries ranked among best.
Area residents use a kayak to rescue motorists stranded on Interstate highway 45 which is submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey seen during widespread flooding in Houston, Texas, U.S. August 27, 2017.

Houston is tackling the threat of destructive hurricanes and flooding — even though Trump ignores it

After a record number of storms hit cities this year, Houston is building a huge flood mitigation system — despite Washington's denial of climate change.
An aerial view shows the damage to the Guajataca dam in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico.

A failing Puerto Rican dam is forcing 70,000 people to evacuate

The Guajataca Dam on the island's northwest coast is prompting flash flooding downstream. More than 70,000 people may be affected.