Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: hurricanes

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.

As hurricanes bear down, tribes act quickly to build resilience plans

After Hurricane Rita, the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw and Houma Nation in Louisiana had to be entirely relocated. Now, 24 tribes are building plans to mitigate climate disaster.

1,200 dead, 41 million affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh and...

Although the monsoon is an annual event, this year’s rains have been considered far worse than usual, and people are blaming climate change for making things much worse.

Hurricane Costs Expected to Skyrocket Due to Climate Change

“Climate change is real, it is caused by human activity and it is already causing devastating harm. Extreme weather disasters like hurricanes will devastate communities and cost the American taxpayers billions of dollars.”

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.