Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane wars

Wake up folks and understand why many of us suffer unnecessarily.

A beautiful moment of socialism. But now killer capitalism resumes

America at its best is a community of people working together without visions of dollar signs in their eyes.

Climate breakdown

The only way we can mitigate and adapt to climate breakdown is by working together toward the common goals of reducing our carbon footprint.

Harvey won’t be the last thousand-year storm

We can, and should, do everything we can to support those who need relief in the Texas gulf right now. We should also recognize that the water will keep coming.

Hurricane Harvey must prompt clarity, anger and action

We must realize we are no longer powerless to understand the world’s greatest challenge, but empowered to tackle it.

Hell hath no fury like Mother Earth scorned

You can’t attribute any given weather event to climate change, but human-induced climate change is making extreme weather events stronger and more frequent, more costly, more deadly.

Hurricane Harvey isn’t a “natural” disaster. Politics created the chaos

Don’t blame climate change for Houston’s vulnerability. A hurricane need not become a disaster.

Houston furniture store opens its doors to flood victims

McIngvale has done this before, including during floods last year and during Hurricane Katrina.

Trump hides behind the storm

As Hurricane Harvey raged, the president tried to use the disaster as cover. It may have worked.

Dr. Robert Bullard: Houston’s “unrestrained capitalism” made Harvey “catastrophe waiting to...

While the National Hurricane Center is now calling Harvey the biggest rainstorm on record, scientists have been predicting for years that climate change would result in massive storms like Harvey.

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