Powerful weekend storms headed for West Coast

Powerful weekend storms headed for West Coast

CBS News weather producer David Parkinson joins CBSN to discuss a series of storms forecast to hit the West Coast this weekend. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all…

Polluting nations lobby to weaken climate action - BBC News

Polluting nations lobby to weaken climate action – BBC News

Saudi Arabia, Australia and Japan are among a number of countries who have lobbied for changes to a report, which underlines the need to move away from fossil fuels. The lobbying was revealed in a leak of documents seen by…

Heavy snow expected in Rockies as fire danger increases in West

Heavy snow expected in Rockies as fire danger increases in West

The same system that’s bringing snow to the Rockies is increasing the fire risk in Central and Northern California. CBS News weather producer David Parkinson joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano for the latest forecast. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming…

Willard Scott, former weatherman for the "Today" show, dies at 87

Willard Scott, former weatherman for the “Today” show, dies at 87

Willard Scott, who served as the weatherman on NBC’s “Today” for decades, has died at age 87. Al Roker, who took over for Scott in 1996, said his predecessor was “truly my second dad.” CBSN’s Lana Zak reports. CBSN is…

Caldor Fire expands overnight as crews scramble to protect South Lake Tahoe

Caldor Fire expands overnight as crews scramble to protect South Lake Tahoe

California’s massive Caldor wildfire, burning near South Lake Tahoe, is gaining ground on the popular resort community. Currently, it’s burning an area larger than New York City and is only 23% contained. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans has an update…

Watch Live: Biden discusses Hurricane Ida response ahead of Louisiana visit

Watch Live: Biden discusses Hurricane Ida response ahead of Louisiana visit

President Biden is expected to discuss his administration’s response to Hurricane Ida at 11:30 a.m. ET on Thursday. The president will visit Louisiana on Friday to survey the storm damage. Remnants of Ida brought record rainfall and flooding to parts…

Hurricane Ida exposes vulnerability of America's energy infrastructure

Hurricane Ida exposes vulnerability of America’s energy infrastructure

Louisiana’s leevees largely withstood Hurricane Ida, but millions were left without power after critical energy infrastructure suffered catastrophic damage. Axios’ climate and energy reporter Andrew Freedman joins “Red and Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano with more on why experts say the…

Ida recovery efforts hindered by high temperatures, power outages and road closures

Ida recovery efforts hindered by high temperatures, power outages and road closures

More than a million Louisiana residents are without electricity amid rising temperatures in the wake of Hurricane Ida. CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal reports from Houma where many residents are without access to clean water or shelter. Then, Senator Bill…

Ida tears through Louisiana, leaving over 1 million without electricity

Ida tears through Louisiana, leaving over 1 million without electricity

Hurricane Ida has been downgraded to a tropical storm after fierce winds and rain caused damage across Louisiana, leaving huge areas without electricity. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca joins CBSN from New Orleans with the latest. CBSN is CBS News’…

U.S. Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Ida rescues

U.S. Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Ida rescues

The U.S. Coast Guard is standing by in several states as Hurricane Ida lashes the Gulf Coast. But some officials are worried they may not be able to begin rescue services until the storm passes. Vice Admiral Steven Poulin, commander…