Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: natural disasters

Oxford study warns extreme heat and drought to hit 90% of...

The life-threatening impacts of the global climate emergency have only continued to reverberate in 2023.

Prepping renewable energy for natural disasters

With a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, we can prevent climate change and improve global air quality.

Climate change contributed to more than 70 natural disasters since 2015

Biden has pledged to make climate change and environmental justice a priority. Soon we’ll have a clearer picture of how his administration plans to tackle these intractable problems.

Storms and rising seas threaten coastal ecosystems—here’s what we can do

Governments and nonprofit organizations need to act fast to ramp up existing protection efforts and be effective advocates for these threatened resources.

When disaster strikes, indigenous communities receive unequal recovery aid

“There are huge gaps in the way the federal government responds to tribes when a natural disaster occurs.”

5 ways communities are coping with climate anxiety

From action-oriented toolkits to talk therapy and meditation, these responses facilitate recovery, hope, and activism.

‘Climate change’ removed from FEMA’s strategic plan

"Scientific evidence indicates that the climate is changing and significant economic, social, and environmental consequences can be expected as a result."

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.