Category: Environment

Total 250 Posts

The Growing Challenge of Living and Working on a Sweltering Planet

Published on Truthout, 30 July 2018. The Northern Hemisphere’s summer is showing how far along the planet is with human-caused climate disruption, as record high temperatures are shattered and sweltering heat waves kill dozens of people. Globally, June was Earth’s fifth-warmest ever recorded, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers

Explosions and Crashes: Military Aircraft Are a Threat to US Civilians

Published on Truthout, 30 April 2018. With millions of civilians living in close proximity to military bases around the US, military aircraft accidents are a largely hidden but ever-looming threat. Warplanes, which are not regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration, regularly have mechanical malfunctions, and crashes are not uncommon. Read the full story on Truthout.