Monday, April 15, 2024

Tag: natural disaster

Earthquake in Japan kills 55 people

The earthquake was categorized as the deadliest in the country since 2016.

Climate-related damage costs $16 million per hour on average globally, new...

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.

Wildfires aren’t just a threat to people—they’re killing off Earth’s biodiversity

Cataclysmic wildfires have increased in intensity and frequency due to climate change.

Category 3 Idalia strongest hurricane to hit Big Bend, Florida on...

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.

Climate reality vs. public perception: Will toxic haze and the 2023...

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.

3.4 million adults in US were displaced by extreme weather last...

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.

Climate change isn’t just making cyclones worse, it’s making the floods...

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.

As climate emergency worsens, freak lightning storm sends snow, scorpion plague...

High winds blew the deadly Egyptian black, fat-tailed scorpions from the surrounding desert into the city and into people’s homes.

Extreme weather devastating US raises calls to pass Biden’s infrastructure bill

The infrastructure bill may not be enough to address the climate crisis; some lawmakers are urging the president to declare a national emergency.

The freedom to freeze

In Texas, tycoons are the only winners from climate change. Everyone else is losing badly.

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Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.

Will the center hold as elections descend to a war between gut grievances vs....

While Trumpian individualism now equates with rank criminality, social activism fosters greater collective prosperity, opportunities and growth for all.

Dead on arrival

Israel’s blowback genocide.

Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.

Coal capacity increased 2% globally in 2023, the most since 2016

Retire coal plants faster or 'forget about' Paris goals, energy expert says.