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Hiroko Tabuchi 14h
Duke Energy has activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters overtopped a dike and inundated a large lake, which lies adjacent to three coal-ash dumps
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Dean E. Murphy 7h
Congrats to the NYT “Trump Rules” team, recipients tonight of Columbia University’s Oakes Award for environmental journalism! ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Hiroko Tabuchi 5h
So grateful to be guided by these kind and inspirational editors:
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Jesse Pesta 4h
Big congratulations tonight to on receiving the Oakes Award for environmental reporting at Columbia University! Brilliant thinkers and writers, on a profoundly important subject.
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NYT Climate 6h
The median FEMA grant given to repair homes in Texas after Hurricane Harvey was about $9,127. In Puerto Rico, for survivors of Hurricane Maria, it was just $1,800.
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NYT Climate 7h
As you fly into Puerto Rico, you can look out the window and see a patchwork of blue tarps covering homes, installed as "temporary" protection from the elements. As of September, there were still at least 60,000 of them.
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NYT Climate 7h
A team of New York Times journalists recently visited Punta Santiago, a small town in southeast Puerto Rico near where Hurricane Maria made landfall. A year after the storm, in house after house, it looks like the hurricane just hit.
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NYT Climate 14h
The math is simple, and the result is ugly: Many people affected by the storm are going to have to pay for repairs to their damaged homes out of their own pockets.
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Lisa Friedman Sep 19
Humans Are Making Hurricanes Worse. Here’s How. Via
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NYT Climate 16h
110 lagoons of pig manure in North Carolina are overflowing or close to it — and counting —as the flooding damage from Hurricane Florence continues`.
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Jesse Pesta Sep 19
Here comes the pig waste. Nearly 80 lagoons of it in N.C. are already leaking, or are at imminent risk. That’s double the day before. The could could rise as hog farmers return home and check their lagoons. Also: “Blue baby syndrome”? By
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Hannah Fairfield 17h
As of yesterday, at least 110 lagoons in NC have either released pig waste into the environment or are at imminent risk of doing so.
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Hiroko Tabuchi Sep 19
One thing you can do to prepare for flooding in your own back yard, whether from hurricanes, inland flooding or other disasters: check whether you're in a FEMA flood zone. This and other good tips from in this week's newsletter
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NYT Climate Sep 19
Causing climate change is trouble enough, but we humans increase the harm by not taking steps to minimize the impact.
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NYT Climate Sep 19
"Floods are ‘acts of God,’ but flood losses are largely acts of man.” It's a lesson we can't seem to learn, disaster after disaster.
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NYT Climate Sep 19
In this week's NYT Climate FWD: newsletter: Florence, Mangkhut and the best way to plan for approaching disasters. All this and a new satellite, too! Why not subscribe?
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NYT Climate Sep 19
Lagoons of hog waste in North Carolina are spilling over because of Hurricane Florence. Here's why that matters.
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NYT Climate Sep 19
As climate change and rapid growth bring more flooding, residents and officials must grapple with where to rebuild and how to prepare for the next storm.
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NYT Climate Sep 19
“Typically you think Louisiana, Miami, somewhere a little south.” Now the Carolinas are dealing with an increase in storms carrying more moisture, causing more floods.
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NYT Climate Sep 19
Replying to @nytclimate
Sigh. Autocorrect turned this comment from "eww" to "ewe," which leaves us somewhat sheepish.
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