hurricanes

hurricane florence

At Least 3.4 Million Farm Animals Drowned in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Millions more are still at risk of dying from exposure, starvation, or drowning as the Carolinas recover.
Becky Ferreira
9.19.18
weather

Hurricane Categories Don’t Capture How Dangerous Florence Is

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale only measures wind speed and nothing else.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.14.18
energy

Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer

Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.18
Trump

Trump Attacks Rigorous Science By Denying Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Death Toll

The researchers found that nearly 3,000 people had died during and following the hurricane who wouldn’t have otherwise died
Kaleigh Rogers
9.13.18
connectivity issues

A Hurricane Maria 'Tech Brigade' Is Helping Connect the Puerto Rican Diaspora

The Brigade's efforts also highlight the limits to approaching disaster relief with code and information systems.
Caroline Haskins
10.5.17
after the storm

Trump’s FCC Will Let Big Telecom Destroy Small Houston ISPs As It Rebuilds After Harvey

The FCC has rules in place to prevent Big Telecom from leaving local competitors in the lurch, but it’s currently scrapping those rules.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.15.17
hurricane irma

TV Weathercasters Are Being Recruited to Convince People Climate Change Is Real

Weathercasters' on-air reporting about climate change increased over 1,200 percent between 2013 and 2016.
Kate Lunau
9.11.17
Terraform

​Hypercane

Forget hurricanes. The future is hypercanes—and a world of corporate greed that's been rigged to prevent them.
Eric Holthaus
9.7.17
big weather

This Space Station Footage of Hurricane Irma Shows Just How Massive It Is

Something about seeing it from above makes it all the more real.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.6.17
nasa

NASA Just Deployed a Fleet of Satellites From a Rocket Strapped to a Plane

CYGNSS will probe the depths of hurricanes with unprecedented accuracy.
Becky Ferreira
12.15.16
News

There Are So Many Birds Caught in Hurricane Matthew You Can See Them on Radar

Poor birds!
Kaleigh Rogers
10.7.16
Space

Watch Hurricane Matthew Barreling Toward Land, As Seen From The Space Station

A storm is coming.
Madison Margolin
10.6.16
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