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Ian's death toll climbs after storm barrels through southeast U.S.

Storm damage in Florida after Hurricane Ian
Mobile homes across from Fort Myers Beach sustained significant damage after Hurricane Ian ravaged the area, Florida, on Friday, Sept. 30. Photo: Washington Post via Getty Images

White House declares state of emergency as Ian approaches North Carolina

Photo by Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

450K without power across Carolinas, Virginia after Ian

Storm damage outside in North Carolina after Ian
Remnants of Hurricane Ian bring damaging wind and heavy rain in Charlotte, NC, United States on Sept. 30. Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Rubio, Scott call for Ian relief as Florida GOP votes against FEMA funding

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks to the media with Rick Scott.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks to the media with Rick Scott. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Live updates: White House approves North Carolina emergency declaration as Ian weakens

Satellite view of Hurricane Ian approaching South Carolina on Sept. 30.
Satellite view of Hurricane Ian approaching South Carolina today. Source: CIRA/RAMMB

Florida power outages from Hurricane Ian continue for 1.6 million

A traffic light is torn in half in a Florida street after Hurricane Ian swept through Wednesday.
A Florida street after hurricane Ian made landfall near Cayo Costa as a dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Andrew Freedman
Updated Sep 30, 2022 - Energy & Environment

Ian is a hurricane again, heads for Georgia and Carolinas

A person in Fort Myers, Florida, on Sept. 29 sitting next to a boat that crashes into a building apartment as Hurricane Ian tore through the area.
A person in Fort Myers, Florida, on Sept. 29 sitting next to a boat that crashed into a building as Hurricane Ian tore through the area. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

U.S. pushes for aviation emissions cuts at key summit meeting

Photo illustration of Pete Buttigieg and a graphic of airplanes
Photo illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios. Photo: Erin Kirkland/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In photos: Florida devastated by Hurricane Ian

damaged homes after hurricane
Damaged homes and debris are shown in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers, Fla. on Sept. 29. Photo: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

Hurricane prep: Can’t afford to, can’t afford not to

Illustration of a hundred dollar bill in the shape of a loaf of bread
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios