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While Trump Stokes Division, Warnings Against Ignoring Ongoing Crisis in Puerto Rico

"The fact that within the last 48hrs Trump has made taking a knee for the anthem more important than the lives in Puerto Rico makes me so sad."

Jon Queally ·


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

Julia Conley ·


#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

Julia Conley ·


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."

Julia Conley ·


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

Common Dreams staff ·


Florida Warned 'Don't Let Your Guard Down' as Irma Roars for Direct Hit

After devastating Caribbean, historic hurricane expected to bring catastrophic winds and flooding to low-lying south Florida

Julia Conley ·


'Unprecedented' Lofoten Declaration Demands Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Industry

With far-reaching document, 220 organizations call for rapid, global transition to achieve low carbon future

Julia Conley ·


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."

Jessica Corbett ·



Caribbean Islands Pleaded for Climate Action. Hurricane Irma Shows Why.

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change was met with dismay among Caribbean leaders

Julia Conley ·

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