hurricane

  • Hurricane Harvey Decimates Wildlife Habitats on Texas Coast

    Mark Richardson Public News Service EAGLE LAKE, Texas – Hurricane Harvey disrupted the lives of millions of people along the Texas Gulf Coast, but also may have damaged or destroyed as many as a dozen critical wildlife habitats. The massive storm, with 120-mph winds and rainfall measured in feet,...
  • How to Help Our Neighbors in Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Our Own Flood Victims

    Mexico City and its surrounding states (Morelos, Puebla, and Estado de México) were severely hit by an earthquake. This is the second quake in less than two weeks; the first was on September 7th (8.2-magnitude) and the second on the 19th (7.1-magnitude) There are hundreds of dead and missing people....
  • CA Health Centers Assist Hurricane Victims Despite Threat to Funding

    Suzanne Potter California News Service BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – California community health centers are sending teams and equipment to aid hurricane victims, even though the centers are staring down a funding cliff – at risk of losing 70 percent of their federal funding unless Congress takes action by the end...
  • Was Hurricane Harvey caused by global warming?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk The short answer is no. No single hurricane or weather event can be directly linked to the general phenomena known as climate change. “Climate change does not cause things, because climate change is not a causal agent,” writes David Roberts on Vox.com. “‘Climate...
  • Tips on Donating to Texas in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and BBB Wise Giving Alliance are advising people to help as much as they can in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, but to do so with caution and make sure their donations get to the people who...