Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. ...
There's a continuing controversy surrounding the request by Zach Williams' mother to have a chair draped with a cap and gown when Joplin High School graduation ceremonies are held May 22, 2016, the five-year anniversary of the tornado that took her son's life.
I just returned to the United States from California and want to share some observations from my time away. The most important of these: California approaches have proven central to addressing the world's climate crisis.
Five cities, both large and small, and eight states were winners of the first-ever National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), which was organized by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Rockefeller Foundation.
World leaders have begun to get serious about fighting climate change, but we still face the incredible risk of a rising sea in this century and far into the future.
It may seem a long way by any scale from an African village or a Jordanian refugee camp to the ocean. The distance can be measured geographically, of course, but it can also be measured economically and socially by separation between our understanding of the problem and its solution.
Floods affect more people globally than any other type of natural hazard. They cause some of the largest economic, social and humanitarian losses each...
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Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.
Last week, the federal government has announced the results of a year-long, billion-dollar competition that has brought plans for disaster recovery into the 21st Century.
Dmitry Dyudkin, a professor at Donetsk Technical University, has developed a theory that states that all processes that happen on our planet are directly correlated to the energy and activity of the sun.
It is not likely that massive and sudden rains will save us and end California's drought. Here is what we need: slow, steady drizzle, with most of it falling in the mountains (snow is fine) or on the center of the state.
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.
You can drink some hot cocoa. You can wear your thermal underwear, build a fire in the fireplace, do shots of whiskey or turn the thermostat up. All...
Like the song made famous by country music legend, Loretta Lynn, I was a Coal Miner's Daughter. My Dad, Angelo Bruno, worked in the deep, dark, damp coal mines of Northeastern Pennsylvania from the time he was 15 years old.
This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.