LAKE CHARLES, La. — Nic Hunter, the mayor of Lake Charles, has no doubt that elected officials in Washington are well aware of everything his…View More Devastated by Disasters, Lake Charles Is Still Waiting for Help
ICHINOMIYA, Japan — Surfing is the only event at the Summer Olympics without a precise, predetermined schedule. It might happen today, but maybe not. Consider…View More He Is Olympic Surfing’s Wave Whisperer
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Since the Paris Agreement, as the effects of climate change have worsened, the U.S. stance on Loss and Damage has remained the same. “Loss and…View More Climate Change Is Destroying My Country. The Nations Causing It Must Help.
Research published in 2018 found that, for white Americans, living in a county hit by a large disaster was a financial boon. Those white residents…View More FEMA Disaster Aid Often Widens Racial Disparities
MIAMI — Three years ago, not long after Hurricane Irma left parts of Miami underwater, the federal government embarked on a study to find a…View More A 20-Foot Sea Wall? Miami Faces the Hard Choices of Climate Change.
WASHINGTON — Workers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been scouting shelters for the migrant children surging across the Southern border. They’ve been running…View More Facing Hurricane and Wildfire Seasons, FEMA Is Already Worn Out
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