A drone view of cars lining up for  water distribution at the Fountain Life Center  in Houston, Texas, on Saturday. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas on Saturday as it struggles with the fallout from a winter storm that(...)

 Residents help a pickup driver get out of ice on the road in Round Rock, Texas, after a winter storm. Photograph: Suzanne Cordeiroo/AFP via Getty Images

Climate and energy policies moved to the top of the agenda in the United States this week as vast swathes of the country were hit by a severe cold sna(...)

People charge their cell phones and warm up inside a vehicle near Austin, Texas, on Tuesday. Photograph: New York Times

A severe winter storm engulfing Texas and nearby states was the type of extreme weather event that climate change is triggering, rejecting assertions (...)

Vehicles travel down an snow-covered road in McKinney, Texas, US.  Photograph: Cooper Neill/Bloomberg

Millions of Texans on Wednesday began their third day without heat in the wake of a punishing winter storm that has killed at least 21 people in the (...)