Rush Limbaugh says Hurricane Irma is conspiracy, evacuates anyway. HuffPost

Defying Trump, Senate panel approves funding for UN climate body. Reuters

Melting permafrost in the Arctic is unlocking diseases and warping the landscape. Vox

Thousands hit by malaria, dengue as South Asia’s worst floods in a decade recede. Reuters

This tiny country feeds the world. National Geographic

Wildfires across US West force thousands to flee their homes. ABC

Development and disasters — A deadly combination well beyond Houston. ProPublica

Conservative groups shrug off link between tropical storm Harvey and climate change. Guardian