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Hurricane Ian is Florida's deadliest in nearly a century

 A resident takes photos of her damaged house following Hurricane Ian in Matlacha, Florida, US, on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
A Matlacha, Florida, resident on Wednesday overlooking her house that was damaged as Hurricane Ian lashed the state last week. Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Treasury seeking input on climate law's $270B of tax incentives

Illustration of blueprints colored green with the map of the United States drawn
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Haaland announces expansion of historic site marking Native American massacre

Tribal members pray outside a tepee for the victims of the 1864 Sand Creek massacre. Photo: Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Climate change fingerprints found on this summer's scorching droughts

Illustration of a fingerprint pattern made from cracks in dry ground
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Biden's new Saudi strategy

Biden and MBS
President Biden fist-bumps with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on July 15. Photo: Royal Court of Saudi Arabia/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Ben Geman
Updated Oct 5, 2022 - Energy & Environment

What OPEC's 2 million-barrel cut could mean for U.S. gas prices

Illustration of a tiny oil barrel held between a person's fingers.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Form Energy raises $450 million to extend battery storage

Illustration of a mining cart full of batteries.
Illustration: Gabriella Turrisi/Axios

Most electric car buyers don't switch back to gas

Illustration of a heart-shaped EV charging cable
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The post-storm affordable housing crisis

Illustration of a "For Rent" sign under water.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Hundreds of thousands without power in Florida as Ian death toll climbs

National Guard vehicle drives through floodwaters from the Peace River on October 4, 2022 in Arcadia, Florida.
A National Guard vehicle drives through floodwaters from the Peace River on Tuesday in Arcadia, Florida. Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images