The story of the Essex—rooted in racialized ignorance and fear—offers a valuable lesson in survival for contemporary America.
Disasters fueled by global warming are the "new normal." Figuring out how to avoid the next one must be a top priority for all of us.
Forecasters aid and abet Donald Trump's misinformation by consistently ignoring the role of global warming in a recent string of national disasters.
Nearly 40 percent of the U.S. territory's residents have no safe drinking water, according to a FEMA report.
The administration is asking that a national disaster relief package include a $4.9 billion Treasury loan to the U.S. territory, atop a $150 million loan for matching funds for FEMA grants.
More than 3,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed as the catastrophic blazes rage on.
Amid climate change-fueled natural disasters and Trump's flippant tweets on nuclear war, some look to practical survival measures.
Thousands flee more than a dozen wind-whipped blazes north of San Francisco; 1,500 homes and businesses lost.