A downpour caused flooding and mudslides, shutting down roads and highways in a portion of Southern California ravaged by wildfires weeks earlier.
Two studies of the storm that overwhelmed Houston last summer say global warming made the rain much worse.
In the years leading up to Hurricane Harvey, a wrinkle in the federal flood-mapping system helped a company build homes in an at-risk Houston suburb.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is trying to prepare for bigger floods even as the White House is hostile to talking about climate change.
Climate change is affecting the United States more than ever, and the impacts on people and the economy are expected to increase, a draft section of the National Climate Assessment says.
Few cheered the Astros’s first World Series title louder than those hit hard by the floodwaters.