Texas City: No Harvey Relief If Applicants Boycott Israel

By Emma Fiala, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Emma Fiala for Mint Press News - DICKINSON, TX — The town of Dickinson, Texas is home to just over 20,000 people, an annual crawfish festival, and one of the most absurd requirements for [...]

U.S. Air Force Is Spraying 6 Million Acres With Chemicals In Response To Harvey

By Whitney Webb, www.blog.ucsusa.org -

By Whitney Webb for Eco Watch - While the Pentagon has framed its efforts to "assist" as seeking to eliminate a potential human health risk, the particular chemical it is using to control insect [...]

Warning Letter to Harvey and Irma Survivors from Katrina Survivor

By Bill Quigley, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Bill Quigley for Popular Resistance. Dear Fellow Hurricane Survivors: Our hearts go out to you as you try to return to and fix your homes and lives. Based on our experiences, here are a [...]

As Hurricanes Intensify, So Does Resistance to Big Oil in the Gulf

By Mike Ludwig, www.truth-out.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout. The protesters are growing in numbers, and their actions are becoming more direct, as they set their sights on opposing both existing oil and gas infrastructure as [...]

As Hurricanes Irma And Harvey Slam The U.S., Climate Deniers Remain Steadfast

By Marianne Lavelle, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - With the lives of Texans and Floridians upended by back-to-back superstorms, one thing hasn't been shaken: climate change denial. Hurricane Harvey, [...]

Climate Criminals Like ExxonMobil Should Pay For Hurricane Destruction

By Jake Johnson, www.commondreams.org -

By Jake Johnson for Common Dreams - According to a "landmark" study published in the journal Climatic Change on Thursday, the answer is clear: Big Oil. "We know that the costs of both hurricanes [...]

The Bigger Disasters After Natural Disasters

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy - The storm Hurricane Harvey may be over but the aftermath is just beginning. Letting history be our guide, we take a look at the capitalist machine that not only [...]

Protest Outside Of Rex Tillerson’s House Over Hurricane Harvey

By Anthony Torres, www.alternet.org -

By Anthony Torres for AlterNet - Wednesday night, I joined dozens of D.C. residents for a vigil of mourning and reckoning outside the D.C. residence of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former [...]

As Arkema Plant Burns, 6 Things We Know About Petrochemical Risks

By Gretchen Goldman, www.blog.ucsusa.org -

By Gretchen Goldman for USCUSA - As Harvey continues to wreak havoc in the Southeast, one issue is starting to emerge as a growing threat to public health and safety: Houston’s vast oil, gas, and [...]

Newsletter: Climate Breakdown

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Climate breakdown is happening before our eyes at the same time the science on climate change grows stronger and has wider acceptance. [...]

Toxic Waste Sites Flooded In Houston Area

By Jason Dearen and Michael Misecker, a href="http://www.AP.org" target="_blank" >www.AP.org -

By Jason Dearen and Michael Misecker for Associated Press. The Associated Press surveyed seven Superfund sites in and around Houston during the flooding. All had been inundated with water, in [...]

Disaster Coverage Blind Spot For Low Income Victims

By Neil Demause, www.fair.org -

By Neil Demause for Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. as Hurricane Harvey has wreaked devastating flooding across southeast Texas, reporters’ ability to notice the nearly one-third of Americans [...]

Why Are The Crucial Questions About Hurricane Harvey Not Being Asked?

By George Monbiot, www.theguardian.com -

By George Monbiot for The Guardian - This is a manmade climate-related disaster. To ignore this ensures our greatest challenge goes unanswered and helps push the world towards catastrophe. It is [...]

Hurricane Harvey, Climate Change Denialists And The Right

By Joshua Frank, www.counterpunch.org -

By Joshua Frank for Counter Punch - What does Coulter believe then? That Harvey is nothing new? Actually, it is, no matter what Coulter tweets. Harvey is now the heaviest rainstorm in US history [...]