The lagoon water level being at its seasonal highest this time of year, as the Gulf Stream slows, pushing more ocean into inlets, and as the world warms.
Venice has closed St Mark's Square as the city suffered a third major flooding in less than a week, while rain lashed the rest of Italy and warnings were issued in Florence and Pisa.
As the world warms, scientists say that abrupt shifts in weather patterns are intensifying, adding yet another climate-related threat that is already affecting humans and natural world.
Climate change poses a major threat to the health of the world's children and may shape the future of a whole generation if global temperatures are not kept well below 2°C.
Two people have died as the highest water levels for more than 50 years caused hundreds of millions of euros of possibly irreparable damage in Venice, with another surge expected to cause further flooding.
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
Jim Inhofe, the Senate's unwavering climate denier, turns 85 on Sunday. I requested a Q&A with him when he turns 100 to see how the "hoax" has turned out.