FEMA Had a Plan for Responding to a Hurricane in Puerto Rico — But It Doesn’t Want You to See It

The disaster-relief agency, under fire after Hurricane Maria, won’t release the plan, even as a comparable document for Hawaii remains public. by Justin Elliott and Decca Muldowney The Federal Emergency Management Agency, citing unspecified “potentially… Read More

Hidden Danger of Ecological Collapse

By Robert Hunziker A recent landmark study that investigated alarming loss of insects is leaving scientists dumbfounded, deeply troubled, potentially the biggest-ever existential threat, risking ecosystem collapse too soon for comfort.  In contrast to global… Read More

Global pollution kills 9m a year and threatens ‘survival of human societies’

Pollution kills at least nine million people and costs trillions of dollars every year, according to the most comprehensive global analysis to date, which warns the crisis “threatens the continuing survival of human societies”. Toxic… Read More