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    The rich, the poor and climate change

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on February 10, 2021

    ONLY the most deluded denier can now question that the global climate is dramatically changing and that the chaos is man-made. Extreme weather events —...

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    Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua

    Agence France-Presse . Bilwi | Updated at 04:34pm on November 04, 2020

    Hurricane Eta slowed to tropical storm speeds Wednesday morning even as it pummelled Nicaragua, killing two people there and one in neighbouring Honduras, while unleashing...

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    Eta builds to category 4 hurricane in Central America

    Agence France-Presse .Managua | Updated at 11:19am on November 03, 2020

    Eta rapidly intensified to a category 4 hurricane on Monday as it bore down on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and Honduras, threatening the Central...

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    Hurricane Sally drenches US southeast

    Agence France-Presse. Pensacola | Updated at 11:09am on September 17, 2020

    Tropical Storm Sally downed trees, flooded streets and homes and knocked out power, reportedly killing one person, as the former hurricane pounded the US southeast...

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    Hurricane Laura leaves six dead in Louisiana

    Agence France-Presse .Lake Charles | Updated at 10:53am on August 28, 2020

    At least six people were killed by Hurricane Laura in Louisiana and search teams may find more victims, but the governor said Thursday that the...

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    Hurricane Laura batters southern US states

    Agence France-Presse. Lake Charles | Updated at 07:17pm on August 27, 2020

    Hurricane Laura slammed into the southern US state of Louisiana Thursday and the monster category 4 storm prompted warnings of ‘unsurvivable’ ocean surges and evacuation...

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    Four dead as hurricane Isaias pounds US coast

    Agence France-Presse. New York | Updated at 04:55pm on August 05, 2020

    Tropical storm Isaias left four people dead as it pounded the US eastern seaboard with driving winds and heavy rain, leaving millions of households without...

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    Some economists upbeat on virus recovery

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:17pm on April 11, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has hit like a worldwide hurricane, shutting activity in most economies simultaneously, but some forecasters are more optimistic about the prospects for...

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    Hurricane Dorian moves away from Puerto Rico

    Agence France-Presse . Fajardo | Updated at 01:39pm on August 29, 2019

    A strengthening Hurricane Dorian appeared to have largely spared Puerto Rico Wednesday, barrelling past the United States territory that is still recovering from a powerful...

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    Trump denies report he wanted to nuke hurricanes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Monday denied an Axios report that he wanted to drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the...