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President Donald Trump to asses Storm Harvey damage in Texas - The Standard

President Donald Trump will visit Texas to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster since he took over office. The storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to ...and more »

What made the rain in Hurricane Harvey so extreme? - The Conversation US

The rainfall from Harvey has now exceeded the amount from the previous record-bearer, Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel. What made the rain in Hurricane Harvey so extreme? August 29, 2017 2.57pm EDT. Russ Schumacher. Author. Russ ...and more »

Katrina. Sandy. Harvey. The debate over climate and hurricanes is getting louder and louder. - Washington Post

Almost exactly 12 years ago, when Hurricane Katrina put much of New Orleans under water, it touched off a massive dispute among scientists about the relationship between hurricanes and global warming. Now, it's happening again. Harvey, with its ...and more »

Obama thanks first responders in Hurricane Harvey - The Hill (blog)

Former President Barack Obama · Barack Hussein ObamaPatagonia files suit against Trump cuts to Utah monuments Former Dem Tenn. gov to launch Senate bid: report Eighth Franken accuser comes forward as Dems call for resignation MORE on Sunday thanked ...and more »

Melania Trump, Off to Texas, Finds Herself on Thin Heels - New York Times

When is a shoe not just a shoe? When it is a pair of very high, needle-thin heels worn by the first lady of the United States on her way to the site of a natural disaster. Then it becomes a symbol for what many see as the disconnect between the Trump ...and more »

How a Disaster's Economic Impacts Are Calculated - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Tropical Storm Harvey had not stopped raining on Texas before the first estimates emerged as to how many billions of dollars in damages would result from the ...and more »

UN extends solidarity to flood-devastated Texas after record-shattering rainfall - UN News Centre

Texas National Guard soldiers assist residents affected by flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston (August 27th 2017). Photo: U.S. Department of Defense ?Share. Print. 29 August 2017 – The United Nations is reacting to the devastating images ...and more »

This Is How Museums In And Around Houston Prepared For Tropical Storm Harvey - HuffPost

Over the past five days, Tropical Storm Harvey, the worst storm to hit the Houston, Texas, region in 50 years, has devastated the country's fourth-largest city. Along with being home to one of the most diverse populations in America, Houston and its ...and more »

Don't blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster – blame society - The Conversation UK

Ilan Kelman currently receives funding from UK and Norway research councils as well as a range of private sector, non-governmental, and international organisations to research, analyse, and reduce vulnerability to disasters. He co-directs the NGO Risk ...and more »

Scientists Aren't Sure What Climate Change Did to Harvey - Gizmodo

Hurricane Harvey and its remnants have quickly become one of the worst natural disasters in US history. The unprecedented duration and intensity of the storm has sparked a heated debate about how much climate change is to blame. The short answer is ...and more »