As climate change threatens more homes, some properties are getting too costly to insure

Homeowners insurance premiums rose by 12.1% nationwide, compared to one year ago. surges have been higher in disaster-prone states, according to Policygenius. As climate change threatens the U.S....

As climate change threatens more homes, some properties are getting too costly to insure

As climate change threatens the U.S. with more natural disasters, it's becoming increasingly costly for Americans to insure their homes, experts say.

Man who destroyed vast forest wins demise of park

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a move that shocked environmentalists, the government of Brazil’s third-largest state has given up a legal fight over protecting a state park in one of the Amazon's most...

A look at Japan's efforts to counter supply chain disruptions, including investing in domestic production and...

TOKYO — It was the spring of 2021, and demand for new cars was spiking. But, as consumers, flush with savings amassed during the pandemic, rushed to dealerships around the world, one Japanese...

UN Secretary-General Blames Global Economic Crisis On Ukraine War

UN Secretary-General Blames Global Economic Crisis On Ukraine War NATO governments and globalist institutions have put on a good show acting as if they hate Putin and the Russian...

Climate Migration: Wildfire pushes Northern California family to Vermont

Families are increasingly factoring climate into a move as temperatures and climate-induced disasters rise. Several reports earlier this year highlighted the trend.

Zawahiri’s death and the war on terror’s end

Ayman al-Zawahiri, right, adviser to Osama bin Laden, left, sits for an interview in Afghanistan around 2001. | Visual News/Getty Images Al-Qaeda’s leader lived long enough to see the...

Safehub: The Tech Company Helping Companies Respond To Natural Disasters

Safehub Inc. aims to transform catastrophe risk management by helping companies respond quickly to disasters and reduce business interruption losses.

Biden administration launches Heat.gov as extreme heat becomes more common

The government also boosts funding for a FEMA program to help communities prepare for extreme heat and other climate-related disasters.

No Farmers, No Food, No Life

No Farmers, No Food, No Life Authored by Carla Peeters via The Brownstone Institute, The world is now facing a man-made food catastrophe. It is reaching crisis levels... Current...

After starting New Mexico fire, U.S. asks victims to pay

By Andrew Hay TIERRA MONTE, N.M. - After the U.S. government started the largest wildfire in New Mexico's recorded history in April, it is asking victims to share recovery costs on private land,...

Food prices surge over 10% amid soaring inflation

Although inflation — which surged to 9.1% in June — is driving up the cost of everyday goods, consumers are feeling a significant amount of pain when it comes to buying food. According to the...

Ron Howard’s movie about the Thai cave rescue isn’t the Hollywood melodrama I expected

Viggo Mortensen in Thirteen Lives. | MGM How Thirteen Lives avoids the problems of other movies that are ripped from recent headlines. It’s distressing — and far too simple — to imagine a...

AP Exclusive: Philippines scraps Russian chopper deal

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government has scrapped a deal to purchase 16 Russian military transport helicopters due to fears of possible U.S. sanctions, Philippine officials...

Natural disasters are intensifying. Is your insurance policy sufficient?

The average exposure for severe natural disaster events such as hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, gas explosions, winter storms and dust storms is $54,000.

Japanese Emperor Emeritus diagnosed with heart failure, condition improved

TOKYO -Japan's Emperor Emeritus Akihito, father of the current emperor, received a diagnosis of heart failure but his condition has improved under treatment, an official at the Imperial Household...

Wildfire near Yosemite is now California's biggest this season

The massive wildfire near California's Yosemite National Park forced thousands more people to evacuate as it burned across more than 17,200 acres at 11% containment on Monday night, per Cal...

No washing up, no decisions to make

Sometimes, Airbnbs and ‘living like a local’ are just too much effort. Bring on the curry, pizza and meatballs buffetPoets are always going on about natural wonders – daffodils, trees, unpopular...

Victor Davis Hanson: The Left Should Be Happy With Biden

Victor Davis Hanson: The Left Should Be Happy With Biden Authored by Victor Davis Hanson via AmGreatness.com, The Left should be ecstatic that Joe Biden has given them everything they...

The economic impacts of unchecked climate change

Around the world, the ravages of climate change are evident in record-high temperatures, floods, fires and other natural disasters. In the U.S., President Biden is taking executive action to...

FEMA report: Flood insurance hikes will drive 1M from market

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When questioned by members of Congress, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said its new update to the nation's flood insurance program will prompt more people to sign up for...

Biden boosts funding for climate preparedness but stops short of declaring a national climate emergency

President Joe Biden announced funding to help communities prepare for natural disasters, but fell short of declaring a national climate emergency.

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia is stepping down from his role at the company, the first of the three original founders...

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia announced Thursday he is stepping down from his role at the company. Gebbia has been with the company since it was founded in 2007 and said he will remain on...

Congress failed on climate. What can Biden do now?

Without congressional action on climate, there will be even more riding on Biden’s regulations on power plants, transportation, and fossil fuel leasing. | Alex Wong/Getty Images What Biden...

Taibbi: The Great American Military Rebrand

Taibbi: The Great American Military Rebrand Authored by Matt Taibbi via TK News, Fifteen years ago, as the Bush years waned and political division began skyrocketing, one thing...

DALL-E AI art tool expands access in beta stage

DALL-E2 is an artificial intelligence tool created by the Silicon Valley research lab OpenAI. Type a description, and the tool instantly produces hyperrealistic photographs. "It's incredibly...

It’s so hot in Europe that roads are literally buckling

Workers in Amsterdam spray water on a bridge to prevent metal parts from expanding and jamming the bridge shut, on July 19. Much of Europe is experiencing unprecedented heat that is pushing...

Europe is burning like it’s 2052

A woman shelters herself from the sun and sweltering heat with an umbrella in Madrid, Spain, on July 18. | Manu Fernandez/AP The extraordinary heat wave in Europe is showing what’s...

The psychology of why heatwaves don’t capture our attention the way other natural disasters do

Our perception of risk has a lot to do with our past experiences, and many people enjoy the sunshine more than floods.

Rescuers search for 13 after boat sinks in Indonesian waters

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers were searching on Tuesday for 13 passengers from a boat that sank in bad weather and high waves while traveling between Indonesian islands. The boat, carrying 77...

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