Tag: natural disaster
The study authors estimate the cost of the extreme weather damages from 2000 to 2019 to average around $143 billion, which breaks down to around $16.3 million per hour.
Cataclysmic wildfires have increased in intensity and frequency due to climate change.
When Idalia made landfall sustained winds were 125 miles per hour, making it the strongest hurricane to hit Big Bend since records started in 1851.
The onslaught has led to another round of media headlines and press releases from environmental and public health groups asking whether the nation is at a tipping point of urgency to fight climate change.
The Census Bureau’s data shows that people were displaced by disasters in every state in 2022, including 29 states that did not have a major disaster involving FEMA.
Amphan Mark II need not be as destructive as we’ve projected if the world’s governments act now to meet Paris agreement climate goals.
High winds blew the deadly Egyptian black, fat-tailed scorpions from the surrounding desert into the city and into people’s homes.
The infrastructure bill may not be enough to address the climate crisis; some lawmakers are urging the president to declare a national emergency.
Scientists predict that future storms, which will increase in intensity due to the climate crisis, will exacerbate environmental damage.