The plan, estimated to cost $20 billion, covers everything from erecting bulkheads and levees to retrofitting old buildings to protecting the city’s power infrastructure.
Greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise and climate talks continue to fail, but there are still things we can do to avoid climate apocalypse. Here are four of them.
After its plan to meet sequester demands by furloughing weather forecasters was nixed, NOAA is proposing to take funds away from a state-of-the-art satellite program.
Monsanto says on its website that it won't sue organic farmers if trace amounts of its biotech genes wind up in their crops, and a federal court says that's good enough.
At least 10 states are moving to impose new fees on electric vehicles or hybrids to make up for projected losses in gas-tax revenues.
The Boulder City Council unanimously passed a one-year moratorium on fracking, but it and other frack-averse Colorado cities are worried about lawsuits.
Nicaragua's president is trying to ram a canal plan through his country's congress in less than two weeks. If successful, it'll create a new link between the Atlantic and Pacific.
At a summit in California, Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to tackle hydrofluorocarbons, a lesser-known climate scourge.
Amish tradition frowns on lawsuits. Energy companies are taking advantage of that fact by leasing Amish farmers' land for way less than it's worth.