Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: natural disasters

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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Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

New report: Cost of renewable energies may be less than previously thought

A new report found that predicted costs for renewables have likely been overestimated "falling short of early pricing model predictions again and again."

If Roe v. Wade goes away, so will easy re-elections for right-wing Republicans and...

Future campaigns will be about women’s rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling.

How Oregon is turning the page on America’s disastrous drug war

“Our immediate focus is to ensure every Oregonian knows these critical harm reduction and recovery services are being invested in and expanded so that they will be available to anyone who wants and needs them, and that they can feel comfortable and safe accessing them.”