All Articles on Hurricane Irma

A man walks among the destruction left by Hurricane Irma at the Phillipsburg Town Beach on September 11, 2017 in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. News
As Scale of Irma Damage Overwhelms, Calls Grow for Caribbean 'Marshall Plan'
International aid organizations, and one British billionaire, are calling on wealthy nations to contribute more to the rebuilding process
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The status quo is simply not protecting those most at risk in American society. The time for a radical departure is now. Views
Show Up, Stand Up and Step Up: Bold Action in the Wake of Storms
Bad politics got us here. Only good politics will get us out.
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A night-time image of Hurricane Irma over the Leeward Islands on Sept. 6 at 1:35am EDT. (Photo: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team/flickr/cc) News
Elizabeth Kolbert: An Honest Conversation About Climate Change Is Needed in Wake of Irma & Harvey
"It's never the right time to talk about climate change for people like Scott Pruitt."
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Irma Won’t “Wake Up” Climate Change-Denying Republicans. Their Whole Ideology Is on the Line.
Some have speculated that seeing the reality of climate change hit so close to home this summer — Houston underwater, Los Angeles licked by flames, and now southern states getting battered by Irma — might be some kind of wake-up call for climate change-denying Republicans. Nope.
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Amid Food Shortage and Slow Relief Efforts, Post-Irma 'Survival' Is Not 'Looting'
"When there's no food, no water...there's no such thing as 'looting.' It is called survival."
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On 9/11: How We Slighted the Real Threat, Climate Change, and Hyped Terrorism
Instead of invading and occupying Iraq, we should have created an army of scientists and engineers to invent better solar panels and better wind turbines and better batteries.
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If Humanity Doesn't Turn Back from Climate Abyss, Says Pope, 'We Will Go Down'
"You can see the effects of climate change and scientists have clearly said what path we have to follow."
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Hurrican Irma at 11:00 AM ET, Sunday, September 10, 2017. Category 4: Sustained winds of 130MPH, gusts to 160MPH News
Hurricane Irma to Spend Sunday Raking Florida's West Coast
Forecasters warned that the entire Florida peninsula — including the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people — was in peril
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A GOES satellite image showing Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm is a category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, September 5, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo/Released) Views
Watching the Hurricane’s Path
Stop finding reasons why you really don’t have to change or prepare.
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Recovery After Hurricane Harvey: Will There Be Justice for All?
What will happen when the less financially secure, mostly minority communities try to rebuild?
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