Daily Archives: May 2, 2021

How decades of Houston development add up to rising flood risk


PBS NewsHour – Feb 5, 2018

Houston is 627 square miles of urban development, highways, office parks, strip malls and neighborhoods — and it keeps growing farther and farther out. Five months ago, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast, dropping more than 50 inches of rain across Houston and raising questions about the consequences of limitless development. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Ocean heat as ‘fuel’ for hurricanes

YaleClimateConnections
May 31, 2018

Researchers track the source of energy of the 2017 Hurricane Harvey that punished parts of Texas … right to the record-high Gulf of Mexico temperature.

RALLY WITH KENTUCKY’S WORKING CLASS (3PM ET)

Bernie Sanders

Streamed live 93 minutes ago

Sen. Mitch McConnell represents the needs of the wealthy and the powerful. I’m LIVE in Kentucky NOW to talk about a progressive vision of government that serves all people.

India faces grim COVID-19 situation on deadliest day to date


CGTN America

Published on May 2, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in India has increased to 19.5 million on Sunday. With shortages of medical oxygen, COVID-19 vaccine supplies and hospital beds, the country’s health system has collapsed. Read more: https://bit.ly/3gRZmnn