Severe weather over the last few years demonstrate that our aging infrastructure is increasingly vulnerable to outages and other disruptions. Intense storms, such as Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene, debilitated sections of the eastern seaboard and left many communities without power for extended periods of time. read more
She’s fashion's eye of the storm who seems to create a frenzy wherever she lands, whether it’s Paris, New York or Seoul. Her name is Irene Kim, aka "Hurricane Irene," the nickname she’s been given in South Korea, where the 27-year old...Show More Summary
Just when you thought hurricanes couldn't get any scarier, think again. Their names roll of the tongue like a rogues' gallery: Floyd, Frances, Irene, Wilma and Andrew. But these aren't the names of notorious criminals; rather, they are...Show More Summary
By Irene Aldridge and Steven Krawciw Recent market moves left many buy-side investors puzzled and wanting for more information. Was the extreme volatility observed in the Fall of 2014 a gust of wind or a hurricane, a harbinger of further...Show More Summary
"We haven't sailed here in years," the Wolf said. It's true. Between Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, and conditions, we hadn't sailed the fine NW launch since Spring 2011. "And they screwed up the beach" Scott noted. Something about stones and...
With Hurricane Irene headed towards the East Coast of the United States, the Google Crisis Response team has assembled a collection of map data to help you keep track of the storm. From this map, you’re able to get most recent hurricane-related...Show More Summary
Yesterday, we posted about our new Google Crisis Map, with the latest available geographic information on current disasters including Hurricane Irene. This morning, we put together a New York specific Crisis Map for Hurricane Irene, including Evacuation Zones, Shelter, and Storm Tracking. Show More Summary
Hurricane Irene pummeled rural communities in Vermont. Their response can teach us a lot about community.
Her diaristic approach to personal history such as a failed marriage or the death of a loved one are what Olivieri called, “emotional hurricanes that are fodder for my work.”
Minkah Fitzpatrick, a 2015 5-star college football recruit, gave Bleacher Report an inside look at how Hurricane Irene devastated his family and home just as his freshman season was beginning. Watch the video and witness the power of family and its support of a young man's dream. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
This photo from 2011 shows houses stranded near Pea Island NWR after Hurricane Irene blew through the area. With climate change causing both stronger storms and rising sea levels, beach front property is no longer the investment it once was.
A new study published examines the geological legacy of Hurricane Irene, not only in terms of its impact on current coastal conditions but also in what it can tell geoscientists about the past. Hurricane Irene made landfall in Onslow...Show More Summary
Boulder, Colorado, USA – A new study published in the December issue of GSA Today examines the geological legacy of Hurricane Irene, not only in terms of its impact on current coastal conditions but also in what it can tell geoscientists about the past. Show More Summary
Recent catastrophic weather events such as hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Katrina have proven that, as a matter of necessity, the public’s appetite for detailed weather information is on the rise In an effort to meet that need with even...Show More Summary
By CarlAtmospheric scientists have a really tough job: predicting weather. This year, 2013, has seen a hurricane season that lived up to predictions, and yet, did not: In August of 2011, Tropical Storm Irene became the worst storm to hit New York since 1972. Show More Summary
Extreme weather may lead people to think more seriously about climate change, according to new research. In the wake of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, New Jersey residents were more likely to show support for a politician running on a "green" platform, and expressed a greater belief that climate change is caused by human activity. read more
After our new Connecticut home was hit by Hurricane Irene, FEMA stepped up to help with disaster relief. What we didn't know is that they would ask us to pay it all back two years later. read more
Jason McNamara served as FEMA’s chief of staff for the past four years, helping the agency deal with disasters that included this month’s massive twister in Oklahoma, the BP oil spill, the Joplin tornado, and hurricanes Irene and Sandy. On Friday, … Continue reading ?
Elementary – Recap: Hurricane Irene via Rickey.org Elementary delivers the season's biggest shocker. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
You think that after two 100-year storms in two years, that New York-area businesses would want to put new data center capacity far, far away. But new research says you would be wrong.