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Pub. 16 May 2022 – 12:21 PM EDT
Act. 16 May 2022 – 12:27 PM EDT

The new insurance crisis: homeowners hit by rising premiums in 2022

Insurance is literally going up across the country, especially in Florida, where the industry is being hit by a perfect storm of hurricanes, roofing fraud and litigation. In Florida, property insurance premiums are expected to rise as much as 40% this year. ( Leer en español)
Pub. 20 Feb 2022 – 04:00 PM EST
Act. 20 Feb 2022 – 04:18 PM EST

Aviones que se tambalean y abandonan el aterrizaje: así afectaron los fuertes vientos este aeropuerto de Londres

La tormenta Eunice provocó fuertes vientos de hasta 122 mph en Londres, Inglaterra, causando la cancelación de cientos de vuelos, el abandono del aterrizaje por varios pilotos y el desvío de muchos otros hacia aeropuertos en otros países. Más noticias aquí.
Pub. 18 Dic 2021 – 02:33 PM EST
Act. 18 Dic 2021 – 02:57 PM EST

Tornadoes in December: are they a sign of climate change?

Like hurricanes, tornadoes are driven by thermal energy in the atmosphere. Scientists say that warmer-than-usual temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico and a December heat wave across much of the US may have played a role in the formation of recent tornadoes.
1 Nov 2021 – 02:08 PM EDT

'The Big Melt': stories from the frontlines of climate change

A new book tell first hand stories from Antarctica, Panama, Peru and Fiji that help shed light on the climate crisis and the international efforts of scientists, activists and politicians to address it. ( Leer en español)
1 Nov 2021 – 01:51 PM EDT

On the front line of climate change: how sea level affects these islands in Panama

Rising sea levels are forcing some residents of the autonomous indigenous community of Guna Yala, off Panama's Atlantic coast, to relocate to the mainland. Their fate is an important test case as more coastal communities face the prospect of becoming "climate refugees." ( Ver/leer en español)
27 Oct 2021 – 10:26 AM EDT

Hispanics concerned about climate change and see it as key in upcoming elections, according to survey

66% of respondents to a poll said they are paying a lot or some attention to news about extreme temperatures, wildfires, droughts and hurricanes.
2 min de lectura
12 Sep 2021 – 03:10 PM EDT

Uninsurable": how urban growth and more hurricanes are making property insurance riskier

To avoid an insurance crisis, "we, as a society, have to prepare for this... everything has to change, says an authors of a new report by one of the largest reinsurance companies in the world. Otherwise, the risk will grow until some properties become "uninsurable".
7 min de lectura
25 Ago 2021 – 01:17 PM EDT

Saving the planet while ignoring two thirds of it

Por::Ian Urbina
With rising global temperatures, the ocean’s levels of dissolved oxygen have skyrocketed. The current outlook on the climate crisis barely even considers the oceans, even though it covers two thirds of the earth’s surface.
6 min de lectura
23 Abr 2021 – 04:23 PM EDT

Mexico's climate crisis is subject of new documentary, 'El Tema', by Gael Garcia Bernal

Bernal and a small production team filmed the series during the pandemic and also focused on energy policy -- oil in the Tabasco region and coal mining in Coahuila. The series tackles air pollution, water conflicts, ocean health, energy policy and health concerns in the episodes posted to La Corriente del Golfo's YouTube channel.
2 min de lectura
19 Feb 2021 – 02:55 PM EST

Lina Hidalgo: What are the lessons from the historic Texas winter storm?

Texas judge Lina Hidalgo talks to Real America with Jorge Ramos about Mother Nature, climate change and protecting residents from historic Texas winter storm.
1 min de lectura
8 Ene 2021 – 09:55 PM EST

¿Estas interesado en tener un carro eléctrico? ¡Puede estar a tu alcance!

Obtén información de incentivos financieros para carros eléctricos
1 min de lectura
26 Sep 2020 – 05:04 PM EDT

Where did all the storms go?

The hurricane season is in a lull, but don’t be fooled. There’s still more than two months left on the season and October can be a "nasty" month.
5 min de lectura
16 Sep 2020 – 04:05 PM EDT

Why initiatives to address climate change haven’t gained traction?

With massive wildfires on the west coast and an unprecedented hurricane season, legislative initiatives aimed at curbing climate change have failed to gain traction. To discuss this, we spoke to Aracely Jimenez-Hudis, deputy communications director of the Sunrise Movement, a youth-led climate change group.
15 Sep 2020 – 03:58 PM EDT

Trump dismisses climate change as a possible factor in wildfires

There are two weather-related emergencies currently unfolding, the wildfires out west and a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, plus four more storms developing in the Atlantic. To discuss the White House response to growing concern over the threat of climate change, we spoke to Leah Stokes, a political science professor at the University of California-Santa Barbara.
11 Sep 2020 – 04:25 PM EDT

What role is climate change playing in the current wildfires?

“We know that the land areas will continue to warm in concert with rising global temperatures over the next decades … the impacts on wildfires, water scarcity, food supplies will indeed worsen over the coming decades as climate change marches forward,” says Dr. Kim Cobb, a professor of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology.
31 Ago 2020 – 06:36 PM EDT

Newly hatched Florida sea turtles are consuming dangerous quantities of floating plastic

Por::David Duffy
In a newly published study, scientists at the University of Florida examined 42 post-hatchling loggerhead sea turtles that stranded on beaches in Northeast Florida. They found that almost all of them had ingested plastic in large quantities.
5 min de lectura
29 Ago 2020 – 01:53 PM EDT

“A forecaster's nightmare": why Laura's rapid intensification worries scientists

Scientists say warmer sea due to climate change is causing hurricanes to suddenly grow in strength. Are Laura, Michael, and Harvey a sign of the times? ( Leer en español)
6 min de lectura
22 Abr 2020 – 02:26 PM EDT

Climate change: Is Biden radical enough to win over Sanders supporters in November?

Although Biden and Sanders agree that climate change is an existential threat, the Vermont senator has outlined more aggressive goals than the former vice president. Now Biden is condering bolstering his plans to reduce emissions. ( Leer en español)
7 min de lectura
21 Feb 2020 – 05:15 PM EST

US companies use misleading recyclable labels on hundreds of plastic products

Researchers at Greenpeace surveyed roughly 400 recycling plants across the US and found that the facilities are mostly only recycling water bottles and plastic jugs, while everything else is ending up in landfill. UNews spoke with John Hocevar, the author of the Greenpeace report.
3 Ene 2020 – 11:09 AM EST

The Island of Garbage

In the early 1990s, the island of Thilafushi and its beautiful central lagoon became the Maldives’ dumpster. It serves as a painful reminder of how waste management has an absolutely crucial role to play in the fight against climate change.
4 min de lectura