Blog posts tagged in environmental disaster
By Thomas Fuller
© The New York Times Co.
SALEM, ORE. » A giant earthquake. A huge flood. Wildfires followed by choking smoke. An ice storm that knocks out power for days.
Four years ago, a group of employees at the Oregon State Treasury sat down and compiled a list of every conceivable d...
By John Aguilar
The Denver Post
LYONS » Just 30 feet beyond Linda Hubbard’s kitchen window is the river that upended her life nearly a decade ago.
It was 2013 and the North St. Vrain River — swollen angry with too much water in too little time — hurled boulders, propane tanks and tree limbs into ...
A broken water main spilled 20 million gallons of water onto the streets near the University of California, Los Angeles, Tuesday. To put that into perspective, here are some other things the water could have been used for:
20 million gallo...
Congress was unable to pass the funding bill before the deadline, and as of midnight tonight the US government has begun shutting down.
The US government is headed for a shutdown after members of Congress were unable to reach a compromise on the federal budget. They have until midnight tonight...
By Red Emma
Greenwashing—[a compound word modeled on "whitewash"] a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that a company’s policies or products are environmentally friendly.
John Muir must be rolling over in his grave.