The city of Venice declared a state of emergency on November 13 due to the second worst flood experienced in the city’s history. Second only to 1966’s 1.94-meter (6.4-foot) flood, Wednesday’s inundation saw a high tide of 1.87 meters (6.1 feet) that left Saint Mark’s Square under more than aread more

Australia’s states of New South Wales and Queensland have each declared a state of emergency over a combined 120 bushfires that are burning across the two regions. Three people have been killed in the fires and thousands have been displaced by evacuations that have been carried out in response toread more

Researchers in Sweden have developed an affordable and effective way of gathering, storing, and releasing energy from the Sun, through a new process that could conceivably store the trapped solar energy in chemical form for decades, which can later be released on demand when needed. The new process was developedread more

A comprehensive new report released by the UN is warning that the world’s oceans are in danger, currently facing a scourge of unnatural warming, rising, acidifying, and deoxygenating. Covering over 361 million square kilometers (139 million square miles), the oceans sprawl over 71 percent of the Earth’s surface, and itsread more