hurricane Irma

Trump Boasts Support for Climate Disaster Victims as FEMA Abandons Them

February 1, 2018

Among the many falsehoods in Trump’s first State of the Union speech was a line about how the government wouldn’t abandon climate disaster survivors. Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, rips apart the lies.

Trump Moves to Repeal Climate Rules Despite Extreme Weather

October 7, 2017

The Trump administration is set to rescind the regulations, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power stations, despite a scientific consensus linking recent devastating storms to climate change

Wall Street Got a Bailout, Why Not Puerto Rico?

September 27, 2017

Puerto Rico was in dire economic straits before Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit, and ongoing US-imposed restrictions will make recovery impossible, says labor leader Hector Figueroa

Climate Change

September 11, 2017
The effects of climate change will increase inequality and create conflicts across borders, while the U.S. military will to have to spend more money and resources on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

Puerto Rico

September 8, 2017
Mark Weisbrot says debt cancellation and restructuring will be the only answer to rebuild Puerto Rico