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  • ‘Continual instability’: White House defends slow Puerto Rico aid after Maria
    The Trump administration defended its slow approval of $11.6 billion in federal grant money to Puerto Rico on Friday, three years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, blaming “continual instability” … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • ‘Everything below the lake is full’: Corps mulls Lake O releases ahead of storms
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said that it may need to move water out of Lake Okeechobee to estuaries in the east and west to make room for possible … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Porch sittin’ and wine sippin’ coming to Cracker Barrel with new alcoholic menu items
    Alcohol sales went through the roof in 2020, a year marked by a global pandemic, wildfires consuming the West Coast and a list of used hurricane names in the Atlantic … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Alabama reports 2nd death from Hurricane Sally
    A second death from Hurricane Sally was reported Friday in Alabama, where the storm sloshed ashore Wednesday, brining wind and flooding rain. Baldwin County coroner Dr. Brian Pierce said the … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Army Corps starts planning for new Everglades and Biscayne Bay restoration projects
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started taking public comment this week for a project to remove unnatural barriers to the flow of water through the Everglades to Florida Bay … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Two tropical storms might form soon. One would be called Wilfred, the other Alpha
    A slow-moving tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico is forecast to turn into a tropical storm Friday and could reach hurricane-level strength this weekend, forecasters said. They are also … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Tennessee sending telecommunication support to Alabama
    Tennessee officials announced Thursday that the state had deployed two teams of 911 emergency response personnel to Alabama to support local responders managing the aftermath of Hurricane Sally. “We are … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Florida takes another election-eve hurricane hit. Trump’s response will be key
    On the eve of the 2018 elections, President Donald Trump took the stage at a Pensacola rally and marveled at the damage wrought to Florida’s Forgotten Coast only weeks earlier … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • Wilfred might form in the Gulf of Mexico soon. Its the last name on the list
    A well-defined low-pressure system in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is forecast to become a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Wilfred as soon as Thursday, according to the National Hurricane … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • WVa National Guard hosting regional disaster training in ’21
    The West Virginia National Guard will host a regional disaster training exercise next year, and the event is expected to draw more than 1,000 participants. Gov. Jim Justice announced Vigilant … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • After Sally: rescue, recovery and a wary eye on rivers
    Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally's rains threatened more misery for some residents of the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama on Thursday, even as the storm's remnants were forecast to dump … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • The Latest: Rivers swollen by Sally pose flooding problems
    Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: PENSACOLA, Florida — Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally’s rains could mean more problems for parts of south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT
    At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-17
  • Teachers unions say going back to school shouldn’t be rushed
    United Teachers of Dade and Broward Teachers Union held a press conference on Sept. 16 to ask that a safe environment for teachers and students is implemented before going back to in-person learning. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT
    Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding, hundreds rescued PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-09-16
  • Forecasters Run Out Of Storm Names In Busy Hurricane Season
    After 21 storms so far this year, scientists were forced to begin using the Greek alphabet for only the second time since the 1950s. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Austrian Minister To Trump: No, We Don’t Live In ‘Forest Cities,’ Have Exploding Trees
    Preventing wildfires largely comes down to "taking climate change seriously," the country's agriculture minister said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-17
  • South Faces Widespread Flooding, Power Outages In Hurricane Sally’s Wake
    Heavy rains in south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle are expected to flood waterways, potentially submerging bridges and flooding homes. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-17
  • Fire, Flood, Smoke, Cyclones: The Climate Crisis Is Everywhere
    "It's going to keep getting worse,” one climate scientist warned. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-16
  • Hurricane Sally Pummels Florida Panhandle, Southern Alabama
    The Category 2 storm is packing 100 mph, strong winds and sideways rain. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-16
  • Biden Teases Canceling Puerto Rico’s ‘Illegal’ Debt In New Plan For The Island
    The former vice president is looking to court climate refugees who fled the hurricane-ravaged island to battleground states like Florida. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-15
  • Donald Trump’s Flippant Dismissal Of Climate Science Receives The Treatment On Twitter
    "HE'S GOING TO GET US ALL KILLED," warned "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-15
  • Hurricane Sally Takes Aim At Gulf Coast, Prompting Warnings Of Storm Surges And Floods
    The Category 1 storm may also dump up to 2 feet of rain on the region and spawn tornadoes. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-15
  • Trump Goes Full Climate Change Denier While Surveying California Wildfires
    “It will start getting cooler," the president said, claiming "explosive" trees were the real problem. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-14
  • Joe Biden Says Americans Won’t Be Safe With ‘Climate Arsonist’ Trump In Office
    "It shouldn’t be so bad that millions of Americans live in the shadow of an orange sky and are left asking, 'Is doomsday here?'” Biden said in a major climate speech. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-14
  • Devastating Wildfires Spark Fight
    President Donald Trump and Democratic governors are clashing over the role of climate change in the wildfires ravaging the West Coast. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-14
  • Hurricane Paulette Rolls Toward Bermuda; Sally Threatens Gulf Coast
    Officials in the New Orleans area issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas outside of levee protection. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-13
  • New Orleans Under Hurricane Watch From Tropical Storm Sally
    Forecasts suggest the storm would reach hurricane strength early in the week before striking the northern Gulf Coast. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-12
  • Exasperated California Gov. Rips Climate Deniers As West Coast Burns
    “This is a climate damn emergency,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said as massive, deadly wildfires blazed across the state. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-11
  • How We Got Conned Into Drinking Bottled Water — And How We Can Stop
    In just a few decades, water went from a common resource to an incredibly popular packaged commodity with a serious environmental footprint. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2020-09-11
  • Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline threatens ‘disastrous’ environmental consequences
    Tanzania and Uganda signed a $3.5 billion deal to begin construction of an oil pipeline on September 13 – sparking a wave of outcry from environmental groups. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • Hurricane Sally brings ‘historic and catastrophic’ flooding to southeastern US
    Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses on Wednesday as it brought what the US National Hurricane Center called “historic and catastrophic” flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-16
  • Biden brands Trump a ‘climate arsonist’ over US wildfires
    Joe Biden branded President Donald Trump a "climate arsonist" on Monday for refusing to acknowledge global warming's role in deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, while Trump blamed lax forestry and declared, "I don't think science knows." ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • Hurricane Sally strengthens as it heads towards southern United States
    Hurricane Sally churned slowly towards the coast of the southern US states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi on Monday as it intensified into Category 2 storm. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • ‘You just watch’: Trump predicts climate will cool in California wildfires briefing
    President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West during a briefing with local officials in California. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • California residents express ‘hurt’ and disbelief at wildfires
    As US President Donald Trump travels to California to assess the state's wildfires on Monday, displaced residents expressed their "hurt" and disbelief at the deadly disaster. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • As fires rage across US West Coast, LA mayor says Trump has head ‘in the sand’
    Officials in West Coast states where record fires have killed 35 people accused President Donald Trump on Sunday of being in denial about climate change, as he and political rival Kamala Harris prepared to meet emergency workers in California. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-13
  • Covid-19: Fearing a second wave, the French government is relying on a local strategy
    As the coronavirus pandemic accelerates in France, Prime Minister Jean Castex wants to rely on a regionalised approach. At a press conference on Friday, he said that "most of the measures should not be decided from Paris". This is a very different strategy to the one adopted in March when the whole ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-13
  • New fire at Beirut port causes panic among citizens already reeling from blasts
    Just over a month after a deadly double explosion devastated the port of Beirut, a new fire raged in a warehouse at the port on September 10. One of our Observers told us about the panic that took hold with residents in the Lebanese capital, who feared a repeat of ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-11
  • An apocalyptic ambiance: Fires on America’s West Coast seen through amateur images
    For three weeks, "historic" fires have ravaged the West Coast of the United States. The states of Oregon, California and Washington are all battling fires. Residents in this region are sharing shocking images on social media. Many have called the fires a consequence of climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-10
  • Is green the new black? The French environmental conundrum
    In this week's France in Focus, we're looking into France's eco-friendly credentials. According to a recent study, 69 percent of the French population are pessimistic when it comes to our planet's future, but 72 percent also report a growing awareness of climate issues. Yet not all of them put that into practice in the same ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-04
  • One month on from massive port explosion, ‘Beirut needs us’
    A month ago in Lebanon, a humanitarian emergency burst to the fore, adding a disastrous new element to economic and public health crises that were already raging. The devastating August 4 explosion in the port of Beirut brought the country to its knees. Children, and girls in particular, are bearing ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-04
  • Can post-lockdown Venice steer away from mass tourism?
    As the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival opens this Wednesday, life is slowly returning to normal in the northern Italian city, which was hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis. It's the first time since the start of the pandemic that a major international festival is allowing the public ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-09-02
  • Mustapha Adib poised to be designated Lebanon’s new prime minister
    Lebanon began consultations Monday to name a new premier, with the country's envoy to Germany, Mustapha Adib, emerging as a front-runner, as French President Emmanuel Macron was to visit the disaster-hit country. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-08-31
  • Hurricane Laura pummels Louisiana, killing four but sparing region the worst
    Hurricane Laura ripped through Louisiana on Thursday, killing four people who were crushed by falling trees and igniting a chemical plant fire that continued to send a chlorine-infused plume of smoke skyward 15 hours after landfall. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-08-27