Hurricane Harvey

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From Harvey to Michael: how America's year of major hurricanes unfolded
The past year has been marked by storms of record ferocity, apocalyptic damage and thousands of deaths

Oliver Milman

16, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Is climate change making hurricanes worse?
The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season was expected to be ‘below normal’ but long-term trends paint a worrying picture

Daniel Levitt and Niko Kommenda

10, Oct, 2018 @3:13 PM

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The plan to protect Texas from climate change with help from oil companies
The ambitious project would protect six counties from storm surge and flooding and cost an estimated $12bn to 15bn

Tom Dart in Galveston, Texas

25, Sep, 2018 @5:00 AM

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A year after Hurricane Harvey, some cleanup workers are still unpaid
Amid a recovery marred by labor abuses, activists are trying to start a dialogue about the treatment of workers in Houston

Mike Elk in Houston

19, Sep, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: slower tropical storms are raising flood threat
Falls in the average tracking speeds of hurricanes and typhoons, attributed to global warming, put more lives at risk

Kate Ravilious

14, Sep, 2018 @8:30 PM

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Global warming made Hurricane Harvey more destructive | John Abraham
John Abraham: Hot oceans fueled Hurricane Harvey, generating more intense rainfall

John Abraham

23, May, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Lloyd’s of London slides to £2bn loss after major hurricanes
Insurance market moves into the red for first time in six years as earthquakes also make impact

Julia Kollewe

21, Mar, 2018 @3:45 PM

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'We've been forgotten': Hurricane Harvey and the long path to recovery
Nearly six months after the storm, residents of a Texas town face red tape, long waits and ‘a gigantic housing crisis’

Tom Dart in Port Aransas, Texas

11, Feb, 2018 @11:00 AM

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After Harvey, Houston suburb suffers a persistent problem: waves of foul air
Air pollution is a perpetual issue for the mostly Latino community in Manchester encircled by industrial facilities

Tom Dart in Houston

29, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Harvey was second-most expensive US hurricane on record, official report says
Harvey caused $125bn in damage in year and killed 68 people in year that saw three enormous hurricane-strength storms

Joanna Walters and agencies

25, Jan, 2018 @10:53 PM

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Global warming made Hurricane Harvey deadly rains three times more likely, research reveals
The unprecedented downpour and severe flooding was also 15% more intense due to climate change, which is making weather more violent around the world

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, Dec, 2017 @1:00 PM

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The US is penny wise and pound foolish on the climate | John Abraham
John Abraham: As America is battered by climate-intensified weather disasters, Republican politicians are trying to slash climate research funding

John Abraham

13, Dec, 2017 @11:00 AM

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