#Natural Disasters

  • Article: Here's Why 100 TV Meteorologists Wore the Same Tie on the Summer Solstice
    Environment

    Here's Why 100 TV Meteorologists Wore the Same Tie on the Summer Solstice

    By Joanna Prisco|June 22, 2018

    If you're seeing stripes, there's a good reason. Read more

  • Article: 'This Is a Wake-Up Call': Cities Face Spikes in Extreme Heat and Floods by 2050
    Environment

    'This Is a Wake-Up Call': Cities Face Spikes in Extreme Heat and Floods by 2050

    June 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Action is needed now, according to one urban expert. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says

    May 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are talking in millions and billions of dollars when we should be speaking in trillions." Read more

  • Article: Kids in These Conflict Zones May Never Learn to Read and Write
    Education

    Kids in These Conflict Zones May Never Learn to Read and Write

    Jan. 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 75% of young people in Niger and 69% in Chad remain illiterate. Read more

  • Article: The Photos From California's Wildfires Are Just Insane
    Environment

    The Photos From California's Wildfires Are Just Insane

    By Olivia Kestin  and  David Brand|Dec. 7, 2017

    The flames have so far forced tens of thousands to evacuate and have even penetrated Los Angeles. Read more

  • Article: Natural Disasters Make 14 Million People Homeless Each Year, Reports Show
    Environment

    Natural Disasters Make 14 Million People Homeless Each Year, Reports Show

    Oct. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The risk of displacement may rise as populations swell and climate change worsens. Read more

  • Article: Salma Hayek Pinault Just Donated $100,000 to the Victims of Mexico’s Deadly Earthquake
    Citizenship

    Salma Hayek Pinault Just Donated $100,000 to the Victims of Mexico’s Deadly Earthquake

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “I implore to the goodness of your hearts, to your compassion." Read more

  • Article: Puerto Rico Will Accept Thousands of Refugees from Islands Affected by Hurricane Irma
    Citizenship

    Puerto Rico Will Accept Thousands of Refugees from Islands Affected by Hurricane Irma

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 14, 2017

    “The people of Puerto Rico — what big hearts you guys got.” Read more