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Hurricane Harvey


With Full Impact Still Hidden From Public, Report Details 'Environmental Assault' Unleashed by Hurricane Harvey

According to detailed review, nearly half a billion gallons of industrial wastewater mixed with storm water surged out of one chemical plant alone

Julia Conley ·


As Climate Crisis Intensifies, $300+ Billion in Damages Makes 2017 Costliest Year Ever

Experts say this "historic and unprecedented year of disastrous extremes" reinforces "the fact that climate change is a threat to our health, and also a threat to our economy."

Jessica Corbett ·


Ignoring Public Opinion and Pentagon, Trump Denies Climate Crisis a National Security Threat

"If we want to keep our country safe, Trump should take military advice from the military, not fossil fuel executives who are pushing to deny climate science and boost their profits at any cost."

Julia Conley ·


The Sad State of Disaster Relief

Former presidents are cajoling individual Americans to donate for relief. Maybe they should lobby Congress instead.

Jill Richardson ·


Chiding Trump for Inaction, GAO Report Shows Climate to Cost US Taxpayers Trillions

Federal watchdog's report serves as indictment of Trump administration's climate change denialism and pro-industry agenda

Jessica Corbett ·


"Absolutely Unconscionable': In Post-Harvey Texas, No Relief Funds for Critics of Israel

Called an "egregious violation of the First Amendment" by the ACLU, Texas city won't approve hurricane relief grantees who participate in non-violent boycott over Israeli government's crimes and abuses

Jessica Corbett ·


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.

Harvey Wasserman ·


Groups: Harvey Recovery Must Serve Vulnerable Victims, Not Corporate Polluters

A statement signed by over 130 organizations warns Texas and Louisiana officials against using recovery money to subsidize fossil fuel giants

Jake Johnson ·


The Brutal Racial Politics of Climate Change and Pollution

Trump administration policies are systematically making natural disasters more harmful for the poor and people of color

Basav Sen ·


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 ·

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