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Yes, climate change made Harvey and Irma worse - CNN

(CNN) The right time to talk climate change is now. It might seem premature when people in the Caribbean, Florida and Texas are still mucking out their flooded homes. And no, changes in our planet's atmosphere did not cause Hurricanes Harvey or Irma.and more »

How to hurricane-proof a Caribbean or Florida vacation - MarketWatch

Many people may now be questioning their choice to book that beach getaway following Hurricane Irma's rampage — but proper planning can keep future travel to Florida and the Caribbean from taking a disastrous turn. Hurricane Irma left a trail of ...and more »

Hurricane Irma: Three-quarters of one Florida county still without power - CNN

Sebring, Florida (CNN) In Highlands County, Florida, where the power went out for almost everyone, the days after Hurricane Irma are full of anguish. "It's just hot. I mean it's been miserable for everyone," resident Adam Keene said. For the fourth ...and more »

Florida governor remains unsure about climate change after Hurricane Irma - Politico

MIAMI — Gov. Rick Scott is again weathering criticism over global warming in the wake of Hurricane Irma, and won't say if he believes man-made climate change is real. “Clearly our environment changes all the time, and whether that's cycles we're going ...and more »

Eight Dead From Sweltering Nursing Home as Florida Struggles After Irma - New York Times

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The first patient was rushed into the emergency room of Memorial Regional Hospital around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, escaping a nursing home that had lost air-conditioning in the muggy days after Hurricane Irma splintered power lines ...and more »

About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake - Reuters

MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma, including 46 of Florida's nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm's path. A boat lays across US 1 after ...and more »

Report: Florida governor refutes claims he ignored nursing home calls for help - The Hill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is refuting claims that calls for help by a Florida nursing facility to a special hotline were ignored in the hours before the first of eight deaths at the facility during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Workers at the ...and more »

At least 6 dead after Florida nursing home left with no A/C from Irma - KITV Honolulu

Michael Nedelman, CNN -. At least six nursing home residents have died in Hollywood, Florida, according to a statement by city officials. The deaths may be due to the loss of the home's air-conditioning after Hurricane Irma struck Sunday, according to ...and more »

Trump says 'we've had bigger storms' when asked about Harvey, Irma and climate change - Washington Post

The back-to-back landfalls of two harrowing storms in Texas and in Florida have reignited both the scientific debate over the link between hurricanes and global warming and the U.S. political debate over what, if anything, to do to address climate change.and more »

Investigations underway after Florida nursing home deaths - CNN

(CNN) For three days, the staff at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills scrambled to keep residents hydrated and cool after a tree fell onto a transformer that powered the air conditioning system. By Wednesday, eight of the nursing home's ...and more »