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Thousands Stranded After California Storms Cause Mudslides

AP | By BRIAN MELLEY and RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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...

PHOTOS: Floods, Heat Waves And Fires

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: The Rockies experienced hurricane-force winds late last weekend, with some gusts r...

PHOTOS: The Polar Vortex, Dead Bats And New Schools

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: The polar vortex descended across much of North America on Monday and Tuesday, bri...

Polar Vortex Causes Hell to LITERALLY Freeze Over in Michigan

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

Hell has frozen over. Hell, Michigan that is. Hell is a charming little hamlet an hour outside Detroit, near Ann Arbor. Established in the 1840s, around the same time Michigan last experienced such hellish weather.

A Year Of Environmental News, In Photos

Posted 12.30.2013 | Green

This year has been an interesting one for the environment. Heat waves, winter storms, tornadoes and typhoons struck all corners of the globe. Baby pan...

Massive Michigan Power Outage Reveals Some People's Dark Side

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.27.2014 | Impact
Lev Raphael

In case you missed it somehow, half a million people in Michigan lost power this past week after a horrendous ice storm. Not only was it the Christmas season, but this was after 300,000 had lost power less than two months ago in another storm.

New Year's Resolutions

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 02.27.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

These are the three characteristics necessary for a New Year's resolution to be worthy of being made in the first place and then of being reached and sustained.

PHOTOS: Snow Storms And Travel Delays

Posted 12.22.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: An ice storm in New York left thousands of people without power. A tornado ripped...