Sep 23, 2011 It has been a big year for natural disasters, from the tsunami in Japan to floods in Australia. And that means a year of big losses for insurance companies.
Sep 22, 2011 Colin McDonald, environment reporter at the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the latest on the Texas wildfires and how much damage they've caused.
Nov 10, 2011 We know what causes hurricanes and how to deal with their symptoms, but not actually how to prevent the storms from happening in the first place. An invention firm may have come up with a 'hurricane vaccine.'
Sep 1, 2011 A coalition of Chinese environmental groups issued a 46-page report on Wednesday criticizing Apple for environmental degradation in China resulting...
Sep 22, 2011 Many parts of New York and the Northeast are still dealing with the major structural effects of Hurricane Irene.
Sep 22, 2011 Business owners in Vermont assess the damage from flash floods caused by Hurricane Irene.
Sep 22, 2011 When disaster hits, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is tasked with helping state and local governments recover. But with tragedy already striking earlier this year, their funds are running low.
Sep 22, 2011 Big cities stood anxiously awaiting Hurricane Irene over the weekend. But smaller areas, even those far from the coast, were also hit with heavily flooding.
Sep 22, 2011 New York City merchants search for sandbags in preparation for Hurricane Irene, while Wall Street worries about getting employees to work on Monday.