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Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

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Thousands Will Live Here One Day (as Long as They Can Find Water)

Those certificates are still valid, but Hughes Corporation does not have access to supply water to the remaining 34,000 acres — more than 90 percent of its property. The Department of Water Resources has put the Hassayampa Basin off limits…

How the Government Is Failing Americans Uprooted by Natural Disaster

LAKE CHARLES, La. — Two summers ago, Hurricane Laura wrecked Betty Swope’s modest bungalow at the edge of Lake Charles, a city surrounded by oil refineries in southwest Louisiana. The Federal Emergency Management Agency helped at first, paying for Ms….

As Federal Disaster Aid Languishes, Private Lenders Are Filling the Gap

WASHINGTON — Private lenders will play a greater role in funding disaster recovery under a program announced Tuesday, moving to fill a gap left by sluggish federal aid programs that take years to get money to victims of floods, wildfires…

Climate Change Is Bankrupting America’s Small Towns

FAIR BLUFF, N.C. — It’s been almost five years since Hurricane Matthew flooded this small town on the coastal plain of North Carolina. But somehow, the damage keeps getting worse. The storm submerged Main Street in four feet of water,…

Biden to Free Up $1.3 Billion in Puerto Rico Storm Aid

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said it would release $1.3 billion in aid that Puerto Rico can use to protect against future climate disasters, and is starting to remove some restrictions put in place by the Trump administration on spending…

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