Philippines government has blamed 'climate madness' for devastating super-storm that has killed more than 3,600
Philippines envoy breaks down and vows to stop eating until 'meaningful outcome is in sight'
A British woman injured when her yacht was hit by a “monumental” wave off the coast of South Africa was being treated on Sunday night.
Elvin Heiberg was a former chief of the Army Corps of Engineers who was awarded the Silver Star for his service in Vietnam as commander of a combat engineer battalion. But he became best known for his public declaration that he failed to fight hard enough for the installation of floodgates that might have spared New Orleans from the flooding devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The storm is set to roar between the Philippines and Taiwan before hammering the southern Chinese coast
Flooding has forced residents to wade through dangerous waters as Tropical Storm Manuel is upgraded to a category one hurricane
Miami, New York and New Orleans in the United States, and Guangzhou in China are together expected to shoulder 43 per cent of the burden
Hurricanes, referred to as “acts of God” by insurers and seen by others as harbingers of the effects of climate change, are becoming more common as an unexpected side-effect of efforts to reduce pollution, research indicates.
Turning pistols into piccolos sounds like the kind of hippie dream that died out with flared trousers. But a group of UK musicians is doing just that, taking the theatre of war and giving it its own orchestra pit.
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Commuters could face miserable journeys to and from work well into next month
Quvenzhané Wallis is astonishing as six-year-old Hushpuppy, who lives with her often absent father (“Daddy could have changed into a tree or a bug, there wasn't no way to know”) in the poverty-stricken “Bathtub” area on the Louisiana Bayou.
President Barack Obama on Thursday promised residents of New York and New Jersey hit by superstorm Sandy that they will get a coordinated federal, state and local effort to rebuild their devastated neighborhoods.
Lorraine Massoni crawled north on Brooklyn's Coney Island Avenue in a rented minivan along with her three children, hoping she wouldn't miss an apartment viewing in her hunt to relocate from a flooded Rockaway home.
But there are less dramatic examples that make a strong case too
World View: Hysterical reporting puts Americans in danger – as does the lack of an east-west mountain range