Hurricane Irene

What NOAA's 2015 Hurricane Forecast Numbers Really Mean

Despite more predictions from experts that it will likely be a quieter than normal hurricane season, the information comes with caveats.

New Biodefense Lab Will Be the Front Line in Protecting the U.S.’ Food Supply

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility will have state-of-the-art lab facilities for studying the deadliest pathogens that can threaten crops and livestock.

Climate Change, a Factor in Texas Floods, Is Largely Ignored by Lawmakers

The devastating floods across the state are some of the best evidence yet of that phenomenon, state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said.