Featured in natural disasters
Wildfire smoke is particularly bad for you—here’s why
Smoke from so-called 'prescribed burns' is less detrimental than smoke from wildfires.
Connecting the dots on hurricanes and mental health issues
More people are likely to be affected—both physically and psychologically—by severe weather events in the future.
How OnStar’s connected emergency service adapts during a disaster
How the connected car service handles requests during states of emergency.
Even after Hurricane Sandy, many people wouldn’t prepare before a future storm
Global warming will put more people in storms' paths who have little experience with natural disasters.
Natural disasters leave their mark on kids who live through them
As these weather events increase, implementing preparation strategies is key.
Earthquake devastation will be our fault
One seismologists's crusade to prepare our cities for the next Big One.
We need to talk about extreme weather
Talking it out could make us less vulnerable.
19 schemes to survive climate change
As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
After a natural disaster, houses get bigger not better
A new analysis of five coastal communities made this troublesome pattern visible.
SatPaq is Your Lifeline When Off the Grid
Stay in contact with the rest of the world and get help in an emergency.