Business Groups To Trump: Let’s Stop Building In Dangerous Flood Zones
President Trump repealed Obama-era flood rules weeks before Harvey hit. Now about 30 business, emergency management, environmental, and fiscally conservative groups are urging him to adopt new rules — while avoiding the words “climate change.”
Everyone’s Talking About That Leaked Government Climate Report. Here’s Why It Actually Matters.
The government report is making waves after the New York Times published two different versions of a draft, spurring criticism from the White House. The report says there’s more evidence than ever that the planet is warming rapidly and humans are to blame.
Dallas, Fort Worth Under Flash Flood Warning As Obama Declares Emergency
Torrential rain early Saturday in the north Texas resulted in flash flood warnings being issued in a number of counties. At least 33 people have died in Oklahoma and Texas in the past week due to torrential rainfall, and nearly a dozen others are still missing. Another 13 people were killed in Mexico.