User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: Dec 16 2017 18:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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One dead, thousands flee as tropical storm Kai-tak pounds Philippines 16.12.2017 Hindu: Home
About 20 typhoons or weaker storms either make landfall in the Philippines or reach its waters each year, bringing annual misery and death.
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2017 in review: 'Disruption, despair and dumpster fires' 15.12.2017 AP Top News
NEW YORK (AP) -- The news alerts gushed in: An attack on a concert, a church, an ice cream parlor ; an assailant wielding a gun or hammer or Also found in: [+]
The year of the superstorm, a 'net zero' home and how to pick a green car 15.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week on Climate Cast, MPR News chief meteorologist Paul Huttner discusses 2017's extreme weather events, and we'll hear about what it's like to create a "net zero" home and how to choose a climate-friendly car.
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Milder weekend, snowy rumors next week? 15.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Snow creeping into the forecast next week?
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Greeley officials launch $135 million plan to fix flooding in downtown 14.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
Greeley officials say $135 million flood plan should lessen the threat for even the heaviest rains.
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Global warming boosted Hurricane Harvey's rainfall by at least 15 percent, studies find 14.12.2017 Washington Post
Global warming boosted Hurricane Harvey's rainfall by at least 15 percent, studies find
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Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes 12.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Across the U.S., soaring use of heroin and other opioids has sent tens of thousands of kids flooding into the foster care system -- creating a generation of children abandoned by addicted parents, orphaned by fatal overdoses and torn from families by authorities fearful of leaving them in drug-addled chaos.
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You Couldn’t Invent a Better Test of Political Tribalism Than Today’s Alabama Election 12.12.2017 Mother Jones
If scientists could concoct the perfect experiment to test the outer limits of partisan polarization in today’s political climate, they might devise something like Tuesday’s special Senate election in Alabama. In a deeply conservative state, the experiment goes, if voters were forced to choose between a strong Democratic candidate and a wildly extreme Republican one […]
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Trump Doesn’t Care About Climate Change. But a New Study Explains Why the Business Community Should. 10.12.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Surging temperatures and risings seas already threaten to upend industries from real estate to agriculture to insurance, leaving coastal properties swamped, outdoor workers overheated, and policies vulnerable to catastrophic new risks. Add manufacturing to that list. One extra day of temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit […]
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Adapt or burn 9.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Adapt or burn
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Fires, droughts and hurricanes: What's the link between climate change and natural disasters? 6.12.2017 LA Times: Science
Hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters seem to be getting more severe. Here's how they may be linked with climate change.
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Most teenagers cope with bad online experiences: Study 5.12.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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Only 26 percent of Hurricane Harvey survivors had FEMA aid request approved, survey finds 5.12.2017 Washington Post
Only 26 percent of Hurricane Harvey survivors had FEMA aid request approved, survey finds
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Winter finally arrives, warnings up north 5.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Wintry temperatures are here to stay this week.
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Hundreds evacuated in Albania amid persistent rain, flooding 2.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Soldiers and police evacuated hundreds of residents in southern Albania on Saturday amid persistent rain in the country that has caused riverbanks to burst, flooding several villages and inundating thousands of homes.
7 killed as storm hits Sri Lanka 30.11.2017 Hindu: International
Severe weather caused due to depression in the south-western regions
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Four killed, 23 missing as storm hits Sri Lanka 30.11.2017 Hindu: International
The navy has deployed a search team to find the missing fishermen.
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Big contracts, no storm tarps for Puerto Rico 28.11.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After Hurricane Maria damaged tens of thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company with an unproven record won more than $30 million in contracts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide emergency tarps and plastic sheeting for repairs....
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Floods, landslides kill 11 on Indonesia’s main Java island 28.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Rain-triggered landslides and floods have killed 11 villagers on Indonesia’s main island of Java, an official said Tuesday.
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Reclaiming golf courses could help Houston fight the next Hurricane Harvey 27.11.2017 Washington Post
Reclaiming golf courses could help Houston fight the next Hurricane Harvey
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