At Mother Jones, Rebecca Leber writes—Here’s Why Florida Is so Much More Vulnerable to a Hurricane Like Irma Right Now:
Hurricane Irma is making a beeline for Florida this weekend. Now a Category 4 storm, it is so big and has proved to be so devastating that Governor Rick Scott has advised the 20.6 million residents of the Sunshine State “to be prepared to evacuate soon.
Looks like the United States will be hit by another, potentially devastating hurricane. Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 4 storm on Monday and Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency as the storm could make la...
A re-energized Irma made landfall in Cuba as a Category 5 and has prompted one of the largest evacuations in American history.
The powerful storm was downgraded to a Category 4 status, but was still hammering Cuba with 155 mph winds.
Rebecca Leber at Grist writes—Sanders’ final win: Climate action in the Democratic platform: Pushed left by backers of Senator Bernie Sanders, Democratic leaders adopted a draft platform over the weekend that commits the party to a ...