Stories tagged: "climate change"


The Oak Park Motel was destroyed by the flames of the Beachie Creek Fire east of Salem, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.  (Rob Schumacher/Statesman-Journal via AP, Pool)
Experts Warn of Mass Migrations in as Little as 30 Years as America Grapples With Changing Climate

New research model shows large swaths of the United States will become uninhabitable due to rising heat, humidity, and sea levels.

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Why Jennifer Lopez Wants You to #VoteLikeAMadre in November

Other celebrities taking part in the viral challenge include Salma Hayek, Zoe Saldana, Karla Souza, and Eva Longoria Bastón.

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Meet the Two Young Latina Climate Activists Who Spoke at the DNC

Katherine Lorenzo and Alexandria Villaseñor have found ways to raise their voices and give their generation "a fighting chance" to save the planet.

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Flooding, Landslides, and Power Outages: Tropical Storm Isaias Is Already Bringing Horror To Puerto Rico

Storm Isaias batters the island with winds of 60 mph and at least 6 inches of rain. More than 300,000 clients across the U.S. territory are out of electricity.

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FEMA to Puerto Rico: You Are Not Ready for Hurricane Season

The agency’s regional administrator pointed out that the island’s lack of preparedness, as a tropical storm, is on the way. Governor declares a state of emergency.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change and Create Millions of Jobs

“When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is ‘hoax.’ When I think about climate change, the word I think of is ‘jobs.’”

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Trump Reverses 100 Environmental Regulations That Directly Affect Puerto Rico

In three years, Trump reversed important environmental regulations that affect people on the island “first and foremost” as well as minorities in the U.S.