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Huge California Storm Causes Power Outages, Delays Flights

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA and ELLEN KNICKMEYER | Posted 12.12.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm churned down the West Coast on Thursday, bringing strong gales and much-needed rain and snow that caused wides...

'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

Are We Ready For The Next Big Storm?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.26.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn't happen again....

Effects of Climate Change in My Backyard

Irene Monroe | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Irene Monroe

Understanding the interconnections and interdependence needed for a healthy planet to live and the global and collective work needed to fix the damage done is not just a backyard issue, but rather an LGBTQ one, too.

Weathering the Storm Surge of Social Media

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I'm not alone in counting on social media for information, but sometimes it can be a disappointing source. many of the tweets posted by groups that should likely be committed to offering useful information for people in a crisis failed to meet that objective.

Protect Your Pets Before Disaster Strikes

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Like most humans, animals don't respond well to chaos. With hurricane season not ending until November, it's critical for pet owners to be the true "first responders" -- knowing just what to do when their beloved companions need them most.

Kate Sheppard

Report Warns That Superstorm Sandy Was Not 'The Big One'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy wreaked major havoc on the United States, causing 117 deaths and leaving $62 billion worth of damage i...

Thousands Stranded After California Storms Cause Mudslides

AP | By BRIAN MELLEY and RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 10.04.2014 | Green

MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — When the skies opened up with a vengeance, Michael Honer had a front row seat to the powerful forces of Mother Nature. ...

REPORT: Coastal Flooding Has Surged Along Eastern Seaboard

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green

By Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson July 10 (Reuters) - Coastal flooding along the densely populated Eastern Seaboard of the United ...

Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Home Ready?

Robert Morris | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Robert Morris

Your family's safety and security is the primary goal, so it is important that you are well-prepared for the unexpected. A bit of work now can save you an enormous amount of work later.

Can Being a Worrier Add Years to Your Life?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 09.07.2014 | Religion
Dr. Robert M. Myers

This week I was sitting in the Denver airport waiting for my flight. All of a sudden a very large storm blew across the airport.

Incredible Images Of Lightning Strikes In New York City

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.03.2014 | Green

Wednesday evening's storms did more than just light up the skies of New York. They also lit up Twitter and Instagram with incredible photos and videos...

EMC President: 7 Digital Marketing Success Factors

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.12.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

At the intersection of products and marketing is where Jeremy Burton has found his dream job. An engineer by trade, Burton served EMC as Chief Marketi...

A New Champion at the Weather Channel Answers All You Want to Know About the Weather, But Were Afraid to Ask

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Sam's recommendation for what we do going forward to combat the adverse effects of climate change and their impact upon our weather personifies his practical, no-nonsense approach to climate change and how the weather is reported.

WATCH: Lightning Strikes New World Trade Center

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.23.2014 | New York

Mother Nature put on a spectacular light show in the Big Apple Friday night as massive thunderstorms descended upon the city. Social media was abuz...

Kate Sheppard

Climate Change Is Already Here, Says Massive Government Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Climate change is no longer a distant threat, but a real and present danger in the United States, according to a government report iss...

Kate Sheppard

Rand Paul Dumbs Down Climate Change Debate That He Thinks 'Should Not Be Dumbed Down'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said scientific debate should not be "dumbed down" by politics at an event at the University of Chicago Tuesday. He then procee...

Kate Sheppard

New Jersey Residents Want To Reduce Coastal Risks, But They Don't Want To Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

New Jersey residents support efforts to protect coastal communities from the hazards of storms and flooding, but they don't want to pay for them, a ne...

Funnel Clouds, Hail And Heavy Rain Pound Midwest

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Kevin Murphy April 3 (Reuters) - A storm front packing funnel clouds, large hail and heavy rains rolled through the Midwest and so...

Kate Sheppard

Congress Just Undid The 1 Good Thing It's Done On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Congress approved changes to the federal flood insurance program in June 2012 that lawmakers said then would fix the program's problem...

WATCH: Wave Smashes Through Restaurant Windows

Posted 03.02.2014 | Los Angeles

Diners at a California restaurant had an uninvited guest for breakfast on Saturday when the ocean itself smashed through the windows and came inside. ...

PHOTOS: Will It Ever Stop Snowing?

Posted 02.09.2014 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Snow crippled the eastern U.S. on Monday, dumping nearly 10 inches of snow in some...

Is It Just Us, Or Is This The Scariest Wave Of All Time?

Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

It's a wave! It's a face! It's … both of those things?! Photographer Simon Emmett captured this stunning shot earlier this week while snappin...

PHOTOS: Snow, Floods and the California Drought

Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: A rare snow storm hit the Deep South early in the week from North Carolina to Texa...

PHOTOS: Snow, And California's Never-Ending Drought

Posted 01.26.2014 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Snow barreled down on the East Coast from North Carolina into New England, causing...