The corporate TV weather reporting aids and abets Trump's misinformation by consistently ignoring the role of climate change in this string of disasters.
Disconnects? Failures to communicate? Look no further than Nova Scotia Power's lack of storm readiness and Halifax developers' attack on downtown heritage preservation.
Whereas the news of the day in Eastern Canada is about people with the power out, the long-term story is about the hit to agriculture, now and in future, here and worldwide.
We now live in a world that is warmer: meaning real impacts in the here and now, not theorized consequences down the road. Alas, the mainstream media have largely failed to connect the dots.
How do we understand the potentially positive economic impact of a very negative, life-destroying event? The irony is rooted in a fundamental feature of capitalism.
American politics reached a bizarre point: in order to justify their existence, government leaders decided to do something about what we have always agreed you can't do anything about: the weather.
The devastation is astounding in a place where the once-cold waters of the North Atlantic used to break up hurricanes into post-tropical depressions by the time they made landfall.
In this excerpt from his new book Floodlines, Jordan Flaherty, provides a firsthand account of grassroots organizing, culture and resistance in New Orleans.
The U.S. may no longer have to worry about a greedy, distant monarch. But it's still held in thrall to powerful interests that prize profit over individuals and their freedom.