Major Media Fail To Connect Hurricane Dorian To Climate Change

By Staff, Citizen.org -

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Although Hurricane Dorian exemplifies what climate scientists have warned about, major U.S. media outlets are failing to connect the climate crisis to the strongest Atlantic [...]

Get Ready For Unnatural Disasters This Hurricane Season

By Jill Richardson, Otherwords.org -

Donald Trump discusses immigration as if the benefits of residence in the U.S. are a pie. When immigrants get more, the people who were already here get less. In general, that’s not true. When [...]

Why Are Hurricanes Like Dorian Stalling, And Is Global Warming Involved?

By Bob Berwyn, Insideclimatenews.org -

Hurricane Dorian's slow, destructive track through the Bahamas fits a pattern scientists have been seeing over recent decades, and one they expect to continue as the planet warms: hurricanes [...]

Mutual Aid: Inspiration & Support for Disaster Preparation

By Mutual Aid Disaster Relief -

As we enter hurricane season in the Atlantic and fire season in the West, Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is compiling tips for preparing communities to take care of each other in the spirit of mutual [...]

Puerto Rico One Year Later: We’re Fighting For Justice And Prosperity

By Amira Odeh, 350.org -

As the wind blew I could hear things falling and breaking outside. The walls of my (concrete-built) home were vibrating and water was coming in through every single window and door. At the moment [...]

Climate Change Made Florence A Monster—But Media Failed To Tell That Story

By Jim Naureckas, Fair.org -

That Hurricane Florence broke rainfall records for tropical storms in both North and South Carolina shouldn’t be surprising, as global climate change has increased extreme precipitation in all [...]

Thirty-One Dead As Hurricane Florence Continues To Ravage The Carolinas

By Matthew Taylor, Countercurrents.org -

Across the Carolinas, a scene of utter devastation continued to unfold on Monday, as tens of thousands of people have had their homes destroyed by floodwaters caused by Hurricane Florence, now [...]

Why Hurricane Florence Could Become A Public Health Crisis

By Jessica A. Knoblauch, Earthjustice.org -

In the path of the storm are giant pits filled with coal ash, lagoons swirling with hog manure, Superfund sites and industrial facilities stocked with toxic chemicals. People in the southeastern [...]

Our Planet Is Angry

By Sonali Kolhatkar, Truthdig -

“Storm of a lifetime” is how the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C., described Hurricane Florence as it came lumbering across the Atlantic to hurl its ferocious winds and rain onto that [...]