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Are You Ready for a Hurricane? Here’s What You Need to Do.

As the old saying goes, “mejor prevenir que lamentar,” and with hurricanes that couldn’t be any closer to the truth. If you live in an area affected by hurricanes, you should prepare, regardless of whether you plan to evacuate or ride out the storm in your home.

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It’s Hurricane Season. Here’s Your Emergency Kit Checklist.

Don’t wait until a hurricane is headed your way to assemble your emergency kit; otherwise you may not be able to acquire everything you need. Use this checklist to get started now. When a hurricane is approaching your area, you need to follow local evacuation mandates and recommendations to keep you and others safe. However,...

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Here Are the 5 Most Vulnerable Florida Counties This Hurricane Season

Two of the state's counties are the most vulnerable areas to hurricanes in the nation.

8 Common Myths and Misconceptions About Hurricanes

Do you put tape on your windows before a hurricane or worry more about the wind than the water? If so, you’re not alone! Those are just a a couple of the most common myths about hurricanes. Puerto Ricans in Florida are no strangers to hurricanes, but even among seasoned storm survivors, misconceptions are widespread....

Undeterred by Climate Change, Homeowners Are Moving to Vulnerable Areas Including Florida

Some of the most highly prized real estate in the US exists in areas considered high risk for wildfires, flooding, or drought. Despite this present and growing danger, many Americans are still moving to climate-vulnerable regions, including Florida. This may be because some people are willing to take the risk if it means living in...

FILE - Wind turbines work at sunset on a wind farm near Del Rio, Texas, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a nearly $11 billion investment on Tuesday, May 16, to help bring affordable clean energy to rural communities throughout the country. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Republicans’ Potential Repeal of Clean Energy Law Threatens Jobs, Communities, and Climate

House Republicans’ latest attack on the Inflation Reduction Act comes in the form of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023, which would repeal or shorten clean energy and manufacturing incentives.