Recently, the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, chaired by Senator Chuck Schumer, approved the Elections Preparedness Requires Early Planning , which would require each state to develop contingency plans to address emergencies or natural disasters that threaten to disrupt the administration of federal elections.
Unless you are the senior Senator from Oklahoma, work in Exon's PR department or have a brother named Charles Koch, the evidence of carbon-based climate damage is excruciatingly obvious, scientifically proven, and, like Easter bunnies in heat, mounting rapidly.
Eventually you're going to find a topic that you feel passionate about, and Global Kids is going to give you the tools that you need to bring awareness about this topic.
Rising tides cause billions of dollars in damage to electrical grids, water and gas pipelines, cell phone networks, railroads and subways lines -- in short, all the utilities and infrastructure that we depend on everyday. Businesses implode, cars corrode, tempers explode. Our economy grinds to a soggy, salty halt.
Children's health should be a priority in planning for and responding to disasters, including planned time to assess and remediate hazards. But until federal, state, and city health agencies finally stand up for kids, it's up to parents, communities, and individual schools to be prepared before disasters, and to be ready to cope afterward.
When Superstorm Sandy hit, community organizations and faith leaders were the first responders. They understand better than anyone how the city should approach Sandy rebuilding and recovery.
Like never before, Governor Chris Christie is being called out on a number of questionable actions by his administration. The once compliant legislatu...
Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight website got off to a bad start with the hiring of Roger Pielke, Jr, one of the country's leading tricksters on climate change.
As cities and states look for creative ways to solve budget shortfalls, predatory private companies always seem to pop up claiming to have the perfect answer.
Crowdfunding raised more than $5 billion worldwide in 2013, and peer-to-peer nonprofit fundraising for charities is seeing explosive growth.
Responsible for over 40 percent of all greenhouse gases, the world's two largest economies have pledged to produce "concrete results" ahead of next year's critical climate talks in Paris.
Ceres just released its new Cool Response report calling attention to the fact that, despite the SEC's guidance on climate-risk reporting in 2010, such reporting is still inadequate and the SEC has not followed up with enforcement.
Much of the furniture that they have restored was found in Hurricane Sandy garbage dumps. The resulting furniture looks terrific, and you can shop around on Pivot's online store if you're looking to get something for yourself.
What's shocking about the parallels between our recent blizzard series and the Great White Hurricane is what New York City did 125 years ago that perhaps the rest of the country, or at least those in weather damage susceptible areas, ought to do as well.
Leslie Firtell, founder and CEO of Tower Legal Solutions, was forced to test her pet project, disaster preparedness, when Sandy hit New York. With a c...
How many investors got the timing right on the implosion of mortgage-backed security assets in 2008? Nearly none, and that systemic failure of vision contributed mightily to a global financial collapse.