hurricanes

Better Disaster Preparedness Saves Lives and Money

October 13, 2017

Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness questions why we spend so much money on relief when there are much greater cost savings in disaster mitigation

Trump’s EPA to Roll Back Obama’s Clean Power Plan

October 9, 2017

EPA head Scott Pruitt’s decision has been called a handout to profit-driven polluters that sacrifices the future of the planet

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

Climate Change

September 22, 2017
Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, but massive debt and a crumbling infrastructure put the island in crisis long before the storm, says Monxo Lopez, a professor at Hunter College

People of the South to the North: Will You Face Up to Climate Catastrophe?

April 18, 2013

Martin Khor (Executive Director of the South Centre): Advanced countries of the North must cut emmisions in ratio to the amount they have polluted and facilitate transfer of green technology to the South or humanity will face calamity