User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: Jan 12 2019 24:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bill on federal workers' back pay in shutdown heads to Trump 11.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
By a vote of 411-7, the House passed a bill requiring that all government workers receive retroactive pay after the partial shutdown ends. The Senate approved the bill unanimously Thursday.
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A ‘Category 5’ winter storm ahead? 11.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Winter storm Categories coming to Minnesota?
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DUI arrests fell during Colorado’s high-enforcement times 4.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials say the number of DUI arrests during the periods of increased enforcement decreased in 2018, but it was likely tied to funding losses for the program.
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Authorities identify suspects in $419K jewelry heist at Aspen luxury hotel 4.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Authorities have identified three Chilean men as suspects in a jewelry theft from a luxury hotel in Aspen.
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2018 was a milestone year for climate science (if not politics) 28.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
2018 saw a string of more precise — and dire — assessments that a warming climate is affecting the weather. That didn't keep President Trump and others from questioning those scientific conclusions.
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Climate change: Huge costs of warming impacts in 2018 27.12.2018 BBC: World
Ten weather events linked to climate change caused damage over $1bn in 2018, according to a study.
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This Year’s Extreme Weather Showed That the Pentagon Is Not Ready for Climate Change 21.12.2018 Mother Jones
One year after President Donald Trump took office, his Defense Department released a survey cataloging the ways climate change has affected thousands of military installations across the globe. Even though Congress had asked the Pentagon to conduct the survey, it was still politically sensitive given the commander-in-chief’s well-publicized views on the subject, which include refusing to acknowledge its existence and expressing contempt for anyone who expects […]
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Here's what you need to know about the dire climate report Trump doesn't believe 27.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration released a major climate assessment on Black Friday. It is the most detailed and blunt assessment yet of the dangers of unchecked global warming.
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Climate change is already hurting U.S. communities, federal report says 24.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A massive new federal report warns that extreme weather disasters, like California's wildfires and this year's hurricanes, are worsening in the United States.
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Remote Hawaiian island nearly vanished after hurricane 26.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Only two minuscule slivers of East Island have resurfaced since the storm struck the region and wiped out a critical habitat for endangered monk seals and green sea turtles.
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Mexico Deals With Storm Damage as Willa Weakens 25.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Mexican authorities worked Wednesday to distribute supplies and restore services after the passage of Hurricane Willa, which left thousands without power and caused flooding and damage as it slammed into the Pacific coast.
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Mexico Braces for Hurricane Willa 23.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Mexico closed schools, set up shelters and prepared emergency response teams to prepare for Hurricane Willa’s expected wallop to several Pacific coast states on Tuesday evening with high winds and flooding.
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Hurricane Willa: Mexico issues warning over 'extremely dangerous' storm 22.10.2018 BBC: World
The "potentially catastrophic" storm Willa is expected to make landfall on Tuesday.
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Hurricane Willa Strengthens to Category 5 Storm, Aims for Mexico 22.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Hurricane Willa strengthened into a Category 5 storm with sustained winds up to 160 mph as it headed toward Mexico’s western coast, where it is expected to make landfall as a major hurricane Tuesday.
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Hurricane Willa grows rapidly off Mexico's Pacific coast 22.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A newly formed hurricane rapidly gained force off Mexico's Pacific coast on Sunday, and forecasters said it could reach Category 4 status before hitting land by midweek.
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'It will be years' before life at Florida air force base returns to normal 20.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Home to 11,000 airmen and their families, the base sustained catastrophic damage when Hurricane Michael swept across northern Florida earlier this month. Residents don't know if they will ever go back.
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Harness the Market to Manage the Climate 16.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The problem is dire, but the solution isn’t command and control.
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Relatives Struggle to Make Contact After Hurricane Michael 14.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Two days after Hurricane Michael made landfall, friends and relatives were desperate for word from loved ones. Word is slowly trickling out through a hobbled communications system.
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Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds 14.10.2018 BBC: World
The remnants of Hurricane Leslie left more than 15,000 homes without power after striking overnight.
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Searches intensify after body is found in Hurricane Michael's wake 14.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Rescuers intensified efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be trapped amid the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, where one body has already been recovered, tempers are flaring, and power could be out for weeks.
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