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How the GOP Is Killing Us With Ignorance

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Outside of the strange and insular world of extreme right-wing politics, most folks generally recognize the hazards of climate change: deadly heat waves, droughts, more frequent and more severe cyclones, floods, wildfires, catastrophic loss of marine life, and shifts in agricultural productivity.

'I Couldn't Walk At All, I Couldn't Move My Arms'

Posted 05.06.2013 | Los Angeles

A wife and mother who faced death after her visit to Yosemite National Park is now suing the park for $3.25 million. Cathy Carrillo, a Southern Cal...

New York Professor Contracts Potentially Deadly Hantavirus In The Adirondacks

AP | Posted 10.22.2012 | New York

STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Lab tests have confirmed that a New York professor contracted the potentially deadly hantavirus during a hiking trip in the Adiro...

Will Blood Samples Shed Light On The Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak?

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Public health officials have begun examining blood samples and questionnaire result...

Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak May Offer Clues To Rare Disease

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green

* National park to serve as a giant laboratory for tests * Researchers to study park's employees, rodent population * In...

Yosemite Employees May Be Surveyed For Hantavirus

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- California public health officials want to survey workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were e...

What Caused The Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak?

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) Earlier this week the World Health Organization issued a global warning to travelers who...

10,000 At Risk Of Hantavirus From Yosemite National Park Tent Cabins: CDC

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living

(Adds quotes, details, background throughout) By Dan Whitcomb and Ronnie Cohen LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuter...

Hantavirus Kills 2 More In Yosemite

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mo...

Yosemite Officials: 1,700 At Risk For Rare Rodent-Borne Disease

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.29.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- The rustic tent cabins of Yosemite National Park – a favorite among families looking to rough it in one of the nation's most m...

What Are The Symptoms Of Hantavirus, The Virus That Killed 2 At Yosemite?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Two people have died after contracting hantavirus during their stay in tent cabins at Yosemite National Park's Curry Village, according to news report...

Yosemite Hiker Dies After Contracting Rare Disease

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A popular lodging area in Yosemite National Park could be linked to a rare rodent-borne disease that has killed a California t...

Hantavirus, Rare Virus Spread By Rodents, Kills 2 In Utah

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY, June 5 (Reuters) - Two people in Utah have died following exposure to hantavirus, a rare but deadly...

Hantavirus Holds Up 28-Year Old Cold Case In Archuleta County

The Denver Post | Kirk Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A pile of deer-mice feces is the latest stumbling block to solving a 1982 double-murder case in Archuleta County. The possibility of evidence being...