September 12, 2019 -
The more intense hurricanes now developing due to human-driven global warming are causing widespread pain throughout the U.S. South. But current policy choices mean some communities suffer more than others — and that environmental injustice will be among the topics addressed during this month's climate strike and U.N. climate summit.
September 24, 2018 -
Will the problematic process for awarding aid that was documented after Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Maria in Puerto Rico repeat itself in the Carolinas in Florence's wake — and will other funders be ready to fill the gap?
October 16, 2013 -
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has failed to set up a body required by law to make recommendations on dealing with rising seas.
November 2, 2012 -
Holding corporations responsible for the consequences of climate change is not a new idea. Yet it is one that all too frequently gets drowned out amid the bloviating of the climate deniers, much of whose funding comes from the very corporate interests they are working to get off the hook.
August 29, 2012 -
A by-the-numbers look at the city's resurrection in the wake of one of the deadliest and most destructive disasters ever to befall the United States.
December 2, 2011 -
Results suggest that dangerously high levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde linger in the more than 130,000 trailers that the federal agency provided to families displaced by the 2005 disaster.
November 4, 2011 -
In the wake of this spring's disasters, the recovery in communities of color is complicated by racism.