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People are rescued from a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, August 28, 2017.

The Coast Guard chief describes how the US remains unprepared to deal with the effects of climate change

The US military, despite Trump's directives otherwise, has continued to prepare for the effects of climate change, but the US public still has work to do.

The most stunning science photos of 2017

Looking at the world through the lens of science brings into focus creatures so small they can't be seen with the naked eye, and galaxies too big to comprehend.
A member of the Puerto Rican National Guard dodges downed power cables as he hands out food and water to a neighborhood following Hurricane Maria in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2017. Picture taken October 4, 2017.

HISCOX: 2017 has been a ‘historic year for catastrophes’

The insurance group said claims from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria alone would total an estimated $225 million.
A detached piece of roof is hurled through the air by strong winds in Cork, Ireland, by storm Ophelia.

Hurricane Ophelia lashed Ireland with 118mph winds and killed 3 people

Wind speeds of 118mph have been recorded just off the Irish coast, as the powerful weather system moves in.
CNN's Leyla Santiago reporting from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.

‘People are eating dog food’: Reporter gives harrowing account from Puerto Rico

"The desperation is getting out of hand," CNN's Leyla Santiago said on Tuesday, reporting from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

15 images show the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico

Photos show how Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm, devastated the US territory of Puerto Rico.

Hurricane Maria is thrashing the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria, the third-strongest hurricane ever to hit the US, left 100% of Puerto Rico without power. It's on the move in the Caribbean.

‘Rough! Rough! Rough!’: The Prime Minister of Dominica live blogged his house being destroyed by Hurricane Maria

The storm destroyed Roosevelt Skerrit's roof and flooded his home, according to a series of Facebook posts.

Florida’s floodwater is full of poop bacteria — but a marine biologist says there’s a bigger threat

Bacteria from sewage isn't the biggest health threat facing Floridians after Hurricane Irma. A microbe called Vibrio poses more serious risks.

Another hurricane, Max, is headed for Mexico

Less than a week after Mexico was struck by Hurricane Katia and the strongest earthquake in a century, it's about to take a hit from Hurricane Max.