Category: natural disasters

whattheendoftheworldlookedlike:

whattheendoftheworldlookedlike:

Oude-Tonge, Netherlands, 1953.

The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial

The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial

A burned neighborhood in Paradise, California…

A burned neighborhood in Paradise, California, on Nov. 15, 2018.

The residents of Dhalchar take cover in the h…

The residents of Dhalchar take cover in the huge cyclone shelter of grey
concrete. It’s erected some ten metres above the ground and built as a
letter V, with the tip pointing towards the sea, head on to an incoming
cyclone. Photo: Yoshi Shimizu
                             

Moheshkhali cyclone shelter, Bangladesh, 1997

Moheshkhali
cyclone shelter, Bangladesh, 1997

A neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in the ar…

A neighborhood destroyed by wildfire in the area of Foxtail Court, on October 10, 2017 in Santa Rosa, CA. From
There’s No Time for Gradualism

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mediamattersforamerica: North Carolina’s indu…

mediamattersforamerica:

North Carolina’s industrial hog farms are clustered in a region with the state’s densest population of rural African-American residents. Coal ash ponds are located in low-income rural areas. Compounding the issue, in July, the Trump administration loosened Obama-era requirements for coal-ash disposal. 

Again and again, low income communities and communities of color are hit hardest by environmental disasters. 

More than 100 used cars at a storage site cau…

More than 100 used cars at a storage site caught fire after the area was
submerged due to high tide triggered by Typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya

bauzeitgeist:

bauzeitgeist:

The aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong. Photo 17 September 2018, ©Getty Images, via the Financial Times Instagram.