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‘Will Hurricane Harvey show Trump that climate change exists?’

President Trump can now witness the ferocious power of nature at a time when has consistently been wrapped in a cloak of skepticism and denial about climate change. The world is reaching a tipping point. No country is immune from the repercussions of hurricanes, floods, torrential rain, cyclones. However, these offer an opportunity for governments, […]

Claim: ‘Harvey’s intensity and rainfall potential tied to global warming’

By Brendan Gibbons August 25, 2017 Updated: August 26, 2017 Photo: National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration map for Wednesday shows sea surface temperatures of 1.8 to 3.15 degrees Fahrenheit above normal. Global warming is making the oceans hotter, fueling the intensity and flooding potential of storms like Harvey, climate scientists said […]

Time Mag: Is Hurricane Harvey Related to Climate Change?

HURRICANE HARVEY Is Hurricane Harvey Related to Climate Change? Scientists Have a Better Answer Justin Worland Aug 25, 2017 As Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas, an old argument has again resurfaced about whether climate change is to blame. In the past, scientists have had a rather unsatisfying answer for both environmentalists and skeptics, essentially saying that while climate […]

Claim: ‘Climate Change Makes Storms like Harvey More Severe’

AMY GOODMAN: So, if we can talk to you, you are the now resigned science envoy of the State Department, but if we can talk to you about what is happening right now in Texas. Tens of thousands of residents began evacuating coastal communities as forecasters predict that Hurricane Harvey could make landfall late Friday as a […]

ACLU asks Border Patrol to stop enforcement during Texas hurricane

By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Friday, August 25, 2017 The ACLU asked the Border Patrol to shut down its checkpoints in Texas Friday, saying illegal immigrants fleeing Hurricane Harvey shouldn’t have to worry about being nabbed. “By keeping checkpoints open, the Border Patrol is putting undocumented people and mixed-status families at risk out of […]

It’s Official. Hurricane Harvey Is An Immigration Issue Now – ACLU demands open border during storm By JAZZ SHAW The ACLU decided, as the eye of the storm was still approaching shore, to complain about the Border Patrol and whether or not their usual checkpoints would be open on the roads. Sometimes these stories really go where the buses don’t run, folks. The ACLU asked the Border Patrol to shut down its […]