"Over the last 20 years, because of temperature rises, we have seen about 116,000 more people die from heat. But 283,000 fewer people die from cold."
Plus: A listener question concerning porn verification laws.
It's high time for Congress to end a program that routinely goes into debt providing subsidies to wealthy people living in high-risk areas.
The G Word, a new documentary, only occasionally covers serious issues. But it opts not to do honest reporting.
Increasing weather damage costs are not reliable evidence for climate change.
Neal Stephenson's Termination Shock Is a Glorious Sci-Fi Vision of How To Respond to Global Warming, One Geoengineering Problem at a Time
In Stephenson's near-future novel, innovation, not legislation, is the best response to a changing climate.
The risk of dying from extreme weather since the 1920s has dropped by 99.75 percent.
In an Unprecedented Heat Wave, Portland's Lingering COVID Restrictions Hurt Bars and Restaurants Again
The state, one of the last to fully reopen, lifted some capacity limits early. But the service sector was hamstrung during a heat crisis in which it could have helped.
Lab testing and epidemiology suggest a dog days reprieve could happen.
The U.S. may get a respite from COVID-19 this summer.
Price signals ultimately mean more supplies for disaster-struck areas.
First it failed to prepare for a snowstorm. Then it overprepared.
If FEMA's prior record when it comes to disaster response is any indication, the agency is not going to handle this well.
NOAA finds that hurricanes, fires, floods, and droughts caused $306 billion in losses last year.
The federal government is awful at handling disasters. Can we try not to screw it up this time?
At least for the next several decades.
New study finds Americans would prefer warmer weather on balance
Everybody please just stop politicizing the weather
Most Americans live in counties that are experiencing more pleasant weather than they did forty years ago
No sign yet that global warming is making hurricane damage worse
If the world doesn't cut back on greenhouse gas emissions
A big El Nino is coming, or so say a lot of computer models.
It's snowing, but it's winter. For the NFL and other sports leagues, it's raining taxpayer dollars every single day.
Some areas expecting more than a foot of snow
Last came closest in 1994
Second snowstorm hits state