Japan Disaster Water Supply

After Earthquake, Millions in Japan Without Water—Extent of Damage to Water Infrastructure Unknown

Myriad obstacles, from roads to snow to a nuclear crisis, hamstring rescue and recovery missions.

NASA Compiling Landslide Database to Improve Disaster Response

Landslides killed thousands in Asia last week; NASA researchers are developing a tool for relief efforts.

Army Corps Defends Dam Operations in Tennessee

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has called for a hearing on flood releases from a dam upstream from Nashville, while the city attempts to clean up.

Climate Change Burden-Sharing Must Not Compromise Developing World’s Growth, India’s PM

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Barack Obama earlier this year.Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that developing countries will not compromise their financial growth for climate change, and that, instead, rich countries need to ensure access to clean technologies.