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WHITE HOUSE: Trump omits unemployment aid when approving disasters

President Trump declared 12 states “major disasters” this week due to the novel coronavirus but has given governors only a small portion of the federal aid they sought, creating uncertainty about the national response during a pandemic.

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Climate migrants: How even rich Bavaria cannot provide shelter from global warming – Euronews

“We took ketchup.” This is the only food Karl Bretzendorfer remembers taking up to the attic where he spent 13 days trapped with his wife Irina, as the waters rose around them in what Chancellor Angela Merkel called “the flood…

COVID-19: A Glimpse Of The Eco-Dystopia That Greens Keep Pushing

Greens just can’t help themselves. As the rest of us do what we can to tackle or withstand the COVID-19 crisis, they treat it as a sign, a warning from nature, a telling-off to hubristic, destructive mankind. The speed with…

Have you heard about the Waffle House Index?

I’d never heard of the Waffle House Index until a few years ago. It’s a phrase coined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which uses the Waffle House chain as an informal indication of which areas have been hardest…

Is Global Warming Real? How Humans Are Causing the Climate Crisis – Green Matters

As touched on above, the rising global temperature is linked to a variety of other extreme events. Basically, global warming and climate change are not interchangeable terms by definition, but global warming is a large component of climate change. Climate…

In Just 10 Years, Warming Has Increased the Odds of Disasters – Scientific American

Small levels of global warming can increase the likelihood of extreme events, new research warns. That’s prompting scientists to question how accurately disasters in the recent past can be used to predict extreme events today. A study published Wednesday in Science Advances suggests that…

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CLIMATE IMPACTS: Disasters worsened by warming in last 10 years — study

Small levels of global warming can increase the likelihood of extreme events, new research warns. That’s prompting scientists to question how accurately disasters in the recent past can be used to predict extreme events today.

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PANDEMIC: Trump may deploy Army Corps to build emergency hospitals

President Trump said yesterday that his administration is considering using the Army Corps of Engineers to build emergency hospitals in response to COVID-19. It comes as the agency struggles with the effects of past disasters.