Some Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.
Check out this video showing a tanker battling the elements off Cork, Ireland as remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the island as one of the strongest storms in decades. The Port of Cork was closed to all shipping operations on Monday due to the storm, but by Tuesday it was back up and running as normal. Show More Summary
While meeting with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló today, Trump issued himself and his administration a "10" when asked how his "administration: reacted to the Hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico. During a presser with Gov. Rosselló, a reporter asked, "Mr. Show More Summary
One month after Hurricane Maria, one million residents of Puerto Rico still do not have reliable access to clean drinking water, and three million still do not have electricity. For a moment, just try to imagine if 80% of the population of a major U.S. Show More Summary
There have been (unlucky) 13 hurricanes so far in 2017 at the time of this article. Harvey, Irma and Maria have been the big three, causing massive devastation throughout Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, with especially destructive effects in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands...
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The U.S. Federal Reserve’s lastest edition of its Beige Book indicated modest to moderate economic growth across its 12 districts from September to October. Sourcing startup Per Angusta...Show More Summary
From the Texas coast to Georgia, the southern U.S. took a long-delayed pounding this summer after years of hurricane “drought.” Hurricane Harvey struck, then lingered for days, over the Corpus Christi-Houston area in late August, sending hundreds of thousands of vehicles to the salvage yard. Show More Summary
In a meandering, self-congratulatory news conference today in which he awarded himself a perfect “10” on Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts (keep in mind, about 80 percent of residents still lack electricity) and he dredged up a repeatedly debunked conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton and Russian uranium (is the special counsel rattling him?), the weirdest […]
Speaking to reporters alongside Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló at the White House on Thursday, President Trump gave the White House the highest possible marks for its response to Hurricane Maria. Asked by a reporter “between one and 10, how would you grade the White House response,” Trump replied, “I say it was a 10.” Trump’s rationale […]
If your business was impacted by one of the recent storms, here are some state-by-state sources of financing for 2017 hurricane season business recovery.
Ryan Maue As soon as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma made landfall in the U.S., scientists, politicians and journalists began to discuss the role of climate change in natural disasters. Although a clear scientific consensus has emerged over...Show More Summary
The extreme weather events of the 2017 hurricane season have brought home yet another reminder of the devastating effects of our changing climate. Climate change is a challenge that ultimately requires a global solution. As veteransShow More Summary
The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday gave himself a perfect rating for his response to the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico. “I would give myself a 10,” Trump said when asked by reporters how he would score his efforts, on a one to 10 scale. Show More Summary
A million people in Puerto Rico lack water and three million are still without power
It's back to normal.
After Hurricane Maria, millions are still without power or water. UNICEF is pitching in to get supplies to the most vulnerable.
The Carolina Hurricanes have activated defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from injured reserve
From Black Knight: Black Knight’s First Look at September 2017 Mortgage Data: Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Drive Surge in Past-Due Mortgages• Nationally, the number of non-current mortgages (those at least 30 days past-due or in active...Show More Summary
As Hurricane Harvey battered Houston, dumping more than 51 inches of rain, the medical team at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital performed its first life-saving brain surgery on patient. The team, led by a colorectal surgeon, cobbled together tools and equipment for a successful procedure.
There’s a major controversy brewing over a Trump administration proposal to prop up coal and nuclear in the electricity sector, and it’s up to an independent regulatory agency that doesn’t normally find itself in the spotlight to decide what will happen. A few weeks ago, Energy Secretary Rick Perry took the unusual step of directing […]