All Articles on Hurricane Irma

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In Shadow of Puerto Rico's Nightmare, Virgin Islands and Others Facing Intense Struggle
The economy of the U.S. Virgin Islands "evaporated pretty much overnight"
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“In addition to reactors, which at least are within containment structures, high-level radioactive waste storage pools are not within containment, and are also mega-catastrophes waiting to happen, as in the event of a natural disaster like a hurricane,” says Kevin Kamps of the activist group Beyond Nuclear. Views
Nuclear Plants Plus Hurricanes: Disasters Waiting to Happen
Throughout the world, some 430 reactors are in various stages of vulnerability to natural disaster, including ninety-nine in the United States.
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Experts 'Running Out Of Adjectives' as Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico
Size and strength of latest storm called "horrifying" as relentless and unprecedented hurricane season continues
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Many of the same insurers who underwrite construction in the hurricane alleys of the Florida also underwrite oil and coal companies, as well as pharmaceutical giants and agribusiness corporations — some of the world’s biggest sources of greenhouse gases. Views
Don't Expect the Insurance Industry To Protect You From Climate Change
Insurance companies understand how to make handsome profits from large-scale disasters.
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Beyond Harvey and Irma: Militarizing Homeland Security in the Climate-Change Era
Even if no one else in Donald Trump’s Washington is ready or willing to deal with climate change, the U.S. military will be.
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Murdoch-Owned Media’s Radical Climate Denial in the Face of Disaster
Wall Street Journal's glib snark over Harvey completes its Fox News-ification
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Demanding Climate Justice in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The price we pay for a fossil fuel-powered civilization.
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  Firefighters attempt to save the Casa Loma fire station in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Loma Prieta, California on September 27, 2016.  Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images. Views
90 Companies Helped Cause the Climate Crisis—They Should Pay For It
The companies responsible for the climate crisis should cover the costs of fighting wildfires and recovering from hurricanes.
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#ClimateSilence: Corporate Media Called Out for Whiffing on 'Most Important Story in the World'
350.org leads campaign to put pressure on ABC, NBC, and other outlets to discuss climate change in hurricane coverage
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Warning Letter to Harvey and Irma Survivors from Katrina Survivor
Above all, watch out for one another and care for one another
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