President Trump Just Questioned Human-Made Climate Change In A TV Interview. Scientists Are Disturbed And Disappointed.
Climate scientists called Trump’s climate comments “disturbing,” “nonsense,” “disappointing,” and “sad.”
This Florida Prison Took In Evacuated Inmates. Then It Took A Direct Hit From Hurricane Michael.
“I want to know where my son is and did he sleep on the floor,” one inmate’s mother told BuzzFeed News.
Here’s Where Hurricane Michael’s Storm Surge May Hit Hardest
Experts predict potentially life-threatening storm surges — as high as 12 feet — in parts of the Florida Panhandle.
Hurricane Michael Strengthens To An Extremely Dangerous Category 4 Storm As It Nears Florida's Coast
“We know that a storm like Michael can be devastating and deadly,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
Here’s What 1.5 Degrees Of Global Warming Really Means For The Planet
Meeting the ambitious climate target is still feasible, scientists say, but would require sweeping changes to how we live in the next few decades.
The Trump Administration Just Quietly Adopted An “Open Science” Policy That Limits Conservation Science
The order calls for “the best available science.” Critics say it does the opposite.
The EPA Just Put A Top Official On Leave. She Says They’re Trying To “Disappear” A Children’s Health Program.
“I appear to be the ‘fall guy’ for their plan to ‘disappear’ the office of children’s health,” top EPA official Ruth Etzel wrote in an email after being put on leave.
Trump Officials Just Killed A Safety Rule For Trains Carrying Oil
The costs of the safety rule outweighed the benefits, according to federal officials.
Here’s What A FEMA Rescue Team Did During Hurricane Florence
“It goes from zero to 100 pretty quick,” said a rescuer in North Carolina.
The Race To Evacuate More Than 120 Seniors And People With Disabilities Ahead Of Florence Flooding
“I’ve never seen so much help in my life.” The scene on the ground as FEMA workers rushed to help an assisted living facility in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Here’s How Climate Change Put Hurricane Florence On Steroids
“This kind of study really brings home the point that dangerous climate change is here now,” one researcher said.
This Is Where Rain From Florence Could Trigger Big Inland Floods
Parts of the Carolinas could get more than 40 inches of rain. That threatens flooding a long way from the coast.
FEMA's Chief Warns “The Power Is Going To Be Off For Weeks” After Hurricane Florence Slams Into The Carolinas
"Even if you've ridden out storms before, this one's different."
Hurricane Florence Looks A Lot Like These Past Three Deadly Hurricanes
Following in the footsteps of hurricanes Matthew, Fran, and Hugo, Hurricane Florence promises rain, floods, and power outages in the Carolinas.
The First Plastic Straw Poll Finds Most People Want To Cut Back — But Don't Want A Government Ban
A new US survey suggests people are using roughly 130 million plastic straws a day, far fewer than the 500 million figure that’s commonly cited.
The Trump Administration Just Ended Obama’s Rule For Cleaner Power Plants
The new rule largely defers to states to deal with pollution from coal plants.
YouTube Is Fighting Back Against Climate Misinformation
The company is trying to combat scientific misinformation on its platform. Wikipedia has been helping the streaming platform describe topics like global warming, the MMR vaccine, and UFOs.
Now Scammers Are Selling Knockoff Metal Straws Because Of Course
The Summer of Grift has hit the reusable straw market.
Here’s What Happened When The Government Lost Control Of The Biggest Nuclear Cleanup In The US
“This is 2018. We shouldn't still be contaminating people with plutonium,” said a worker at the Hanford site in eastern Washington.