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Tropical Storm Harvey
Tropical Storm Harvey news and analysis from The Nation
May 14, 2018
Trump Wants to Expand Oil Drilling to 90 Percent of Our Seas. We’re Marching on June 9 to Stop Him.
The March for the Ocean is promoting a rapid transition from drilling and spilling to clean, job-generating renewable energy.
February 7, 2018
Climate Change Isn’t Just About the Planet
It’s about justice: racial, social, socioeconomic, reproductive, and environmental. It’s about immigration reform, LGBTQIA+ rights, and religious freedom.
October 24, 2017
It Doesn’t Matter if Cities Are Climate Change–Proof if No One Can Afford to Live in Them
In the wake of this year’s devastating hurricanes, cities need to focus on equity in all of their future climate-adaptation plans.
October 13, 2017
After Harvey, Texas Inmates Were Left in Flooded Prisons Without Adequate Water or Food
The treatment allegedly follows a pattern of neglect set during previous years’ hurricanes.
September 14, 2017
Hurricane Politics and Climate Change in the Age of Trump
Mark Hertsgaard and John Nichols on Harvey and Irma; plus Alfred McCoy on cyberwar with China.
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September 12, 2017
Houston Needs an Equitable Reconstruction in the Wake of Harvey
The city needs to learn from the mistakes of previous disasters and put disadvantaged communities at the center of rebuilding efforts.
September 12, 2017
What Do Houston’s Sports Stadiums Have to Do With Hurricane Harvey?
Expert Neil deMause stops by to talk about taxpayer-subsidized venues, Houston’s infrastructure problem, and how to fight back against greedy owners.
September 7, 2017
Did President Trump Really Strike A Deal That Screwed Republicans?
The whole question revolves around whether Democrats actually want to play hardball.
September 6, 2017
Climate Denialism Is Literally Killing Us
The victims of Hurricane Harvey have a murderer—and it’s not the storm.
September 1, 2017
Trump Budget Cuts Could Halt the Investigation Into the Texas Chemical Plant Explosion
Trump wants to eliminate the US Chemical Safety Board, which is looking into the Arkema explosion.