iOS app Android app

Weather Disasters

Environmental Grace Period Yields Real Progress

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

When the weather is a disaster, all we can think about is bouncing back from the catastrophe. Resilience and recovery are our priorities. When we're not fighting for survival, we have a pause when we can reflect and evolve to the next level.

The Colossal Price Tag For 2012's Disasters

Posted 06.14.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: When it came to extreme weather and climate events, 2012 was a colossal year for the U.S. It was the warmes...

Time to Get Serious?

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

hello out there have you thought about the fact that: the oceans are steadily dying the economy is in the tank wars start with politicians lying we'v...

2012: A Costly Year for Weather Disasters in the U.S.

Paul Yeager | Posted 02.25.2013 | Green
Paul Yeager

While 2011 established a record for the number of individual U.S. weather disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damage, 2012 is expected to eclipse 2011 in terms of the aggregate amount of damage done.

On Sandy and Natural Disasters: A Garbage Man's Perspective

Paul Gordon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Paul Gordon

A flood's an auspicious and devastating way of "cleaning house," yet we never know from where the next large-scale change in our lives will come. Though it surely will. Mother Nature's forces are so great, and as far as she's concerned, the notion of what is fair for us doesn't figure in.

Twisters, Floods And Fire Smash U.S. Record For Billion-Dollar Catastrophes

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — America smashed the record for billion-dollar weather disasters this year with a deadly dozen – and counting. With an almost...

Multi-Billion Dollar Drought to Drive Beef Prices Up

Paul Yeager | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Paul Yeager

A multi-billion-dollar weather disaster -- a devastating drought -- raging across Oklahoma and Texas is expected to increase already-high food prices for beef-eating Americans in the coming months.

The Globe's Not Only Getting Hotter, It's More Unjust and Unstable, Too

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green
Michelle Chen

Over the next few decades, tens of millions of people will be driven from their homes. Unlike other refugees, though, their plight won't be blamed simply on the familiar horrors of war or persecution; they'll blame the weather.

Is Drudge Becoming Irrelevant?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Felsenthal

Now The Drudge Report seems not only slightly outlandish, but also outmoded; the equivalent of depending on the morning paper for the latest news.