All Articles on Hurricane Irma

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As Florida Braces, Aerial Footage of Virgin Islands Shows What Irma Capable Of
Series of overhead videos offers look at power of storm and extent of damage across Caribbean isles
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Hurricane Irma, seen in a NOAA satellite image, was rapidly approaching South Florida on Friday. News
Trump's Anti-Climate Budget Would Be Disaster for Combating Future Disasters
Under Trump, hurricanes like Irma and Harvey could get harder to manage as budgets for NOAA, FEMA, and the EPA are slashed
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Climate Change Unleashes "Fire and Fury" on the United States
At some point, our policymakers need to understand that these are not simply natural disasters. Their strength, severity and human toll are intensified by our addiction to fossil fuels.
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Citing Climate Hoax, Limbaugh Downplayed Irma Threat to Millions. Now He's Evacuating
Radio host tells listeners hurricane warnings are exaggerated, but now indicates he's getting out of town before massive storm hits
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People With Electric Cars Aren’t Trapped in Miami Beach With No Gasoline
Some South Florida residents are struggling to flee Hurricane Irma because many gas stations are closed or have extremely long lines
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Thousands Sign Petition to Change Hurricane Irma's Name to Ivanka
A Care2 petition that surfaced online Wednesday demanding the World Meteorological Association change the name of Hurricane Irma to Hurricane Ivanka is more than halfway towards its 10,000-signature goal. According to the petition's letter, President Trump's eldest daughter, "who promised to try to...
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As Planet Rages With Fires and Storms, Ire Aimed at Murderous Climate Denialism
"It is past time to call out Trump and all climate deniers for this crime against humanity. No more treating climate denial like an honest difference of opinion."
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It’s disaster capitalism, straight out of Naomi Klein’s book The Shock Doctrine: every catastrophe is an opportunity to consolidate wealth and power for the elites, and undermine the public institutions that serve the majority. Views
Disaster Recovery Should Heal, Not Divide, Our Communities
Houston has barely begun to recover from Hurricane Harvey, as Irma devastates the Caribbean and heads towards Puerto Rico and Florida. Its hard to imagine all the grief, effort, and cost it will take to rebuild from one of these thousand-year storms, much less two. But we better get used to it...
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A street is flooded during the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The category 5 storm is expected to pass over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands today, and make landfall in Florida by the weekend. News
Like a 'Horror Movie': Hurricane Irma Brings Total Devastation to Caribbean
Irma is expected to maintain record-setting wind speed Thursday as it barrels toward Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the Bahamas
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A Storm That Could 'Rewrite History': Irma Hits as Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded
"The dangerousness of this event is like nothing we've ever seen," warns governor of Puerto Rico as mega-storm makes landfall in the Caribbean
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