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Hillary Clinton taking advantage of Hurricane Matthew

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 4:49am MDT

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Hillary Clinton has called on Al Gore to help boost her candidacy among voters concerned about climate change. If Tuesday’s Clinton-Gore climate change rally in Miami is any indication, we are in for a wild ride in the coming weeks. Their speeches were riddled with science misrepresentations and outright […]

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Hurricane Nicole bears down on Bermuda

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 3:55am MDT

Mexico City (dpa) – Hurricane Nicole is expected to arrive in the British overseas territory of Bermuda on Thursday, with officials telling locals to be wary of the category 4 storm. Late on Wednesday evening the centre of the hurricane was situated around 290 kilometres south-south west of Bermuda with wind speeds of up to […]

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NC hurricane death toll now 19, with 3,800 in shelters, 143,000 without power

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 8:52am MDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina’s Hurricane Matthew death toll has risen yet again in the ninth day of recovery to 19 people, most of them drownings that occurred when people were trapped in vehicles and swept away. The toll could rise even more, as rivers in five more counties are expected to surpass record levels […]

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An overblown link between hurricanes and global warming

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 5:16am MDT

Hurricane Matthew proved to be a dangerous storm that killed hundreds, and caused floods and property damage from Haiti to the Carolinas. Thanks a lot, global warming. That, at least, is what some alarmists would have us believe. “Hurricane Matthew, a record-shattering storm that is unusual for October, is a reminder of climate change’s potential […]

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Deadly Hurricane Matthew downgraded, but still dangerous

Sunday, October 9th, 2016 12:24pm MDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Hurricane Matthew was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone Sunday morning but still had some dangerous fight left in it, dumping more than a foot of rain on North Carolina in a deluge that flooded homes and businesses as far as 100 miles inland. What will go down as one of the most […]

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Hurricane Matthew tracker

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 8:09am MDT

After devastating parts of Haiti and Cuba, Hurricane Matthew now has its sights set on the southeastern United States. Florida Governor Rick Scott has warned that the storm could be catastrophic and ordered the evacuation of nearly 2 million residents. Follow the massive storm’s progress using the live tracker below. For more information, get the […]

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Florida braces for Hurricane Matthew as track swings closer

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 2:02am MDT

MIAMI — Hurricane Matthew, a lethal storm already blamed for 11 deaths, delivered a sobering wake-up call to Florida on Wednesday: a hurricane warning up and down the Atlantic Coast that shuttered schools, triggered mandatory evacuations and put billions of dollars of property at risk. Tracking on a course that leaned closer and closer to […]

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Moon Phases Affect Earthquakes, Study Says

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 4:19am MDT

What causes earthquakes? Seismologists and other scientists have been trying to understand the geological phenomenon for centuries in a bid to come up with some sort of an effective early warning system that could save many lives. And while our understanding of earthquakes is still relatively poor, a new study links the intensity of quakes […]

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Japanese Volcano ‘25 Years Away’ from Major Eruption

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 6:13pm MDT

Scientists are warning that one of Japan’s most active volcanoes could erupt within the next 30 years due to a buildup of magma, the BBC reports. The Sakurajima volcano is situated on Japan’s Kyushu island, only 49km from a nuclear plant and not far from the city of Kagoshima. A report by experts from the […]

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Japan, Taiwain, Hong Kong In Path Of Monster Tropical Cyclone

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 12:15pm MDT

Taiwan and mainland China were in the path of a monster tropical cyclone Tuesday night that was expected to bring heavy rains and gusts of up to 225 mph. The massive Super Typhoon Meranti grew from a Category 1 equivalent storm to a top-scale Category 5 seemingly overnight, bringing winds of 185 mph barreling toward […]

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