Browsing All posts tagged under »Natural Disaster«

Science Shows California Fires Not Global Warming

December 14, 2017 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ They just can’t help themselves. When natural disaster strikes warming campaigners and politicians blame it on “climate change.” Large areas of California has been tragically devastated by fire.  This is serious, and deserves a better response than Governor Jerry Brown using the situation to score global warming political points. CFACT’s Marc […]

3 Reasons Trump Should Consider Appointing A Disaster Relief Commission

September 8, 2017 by

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By David Inserra ~ With Hurricane Harvey leaving massive amounts of damage in its wake and Hurricane Irma now heading toward Florida, tools for disaster management, response, and recovery are needed more than ever. Looking to past examples, one model that may serve the Trump administration well is to set up a temporary commission to […]

Five Helpful Hints For The Newbie “Prepper”

August 10, 2014 by

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– by David Huntwork – As recent events continue to show us, one never knows when either a man-made or natural disaster can strike. Normal, routine, everyday life can change in the twinkling of an eye. Part of being a responsible adult (especially if one has a family to protect and care for) is to be […]

Mother Nature’s Message To Mankind

May 22, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ After a tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma in 1999, people returned and rebuilt their homes and other structures destroyed by it. Many of the homes, instead of including a basement, were rebuilt on concrete slabs that offer no protection when high winds tear them loose. The elementary school was believed to […]

Federal Disaster Relief Spending Out Of Control

April 7, 2013 by

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By Matt Mayer ~ The world’s second-largest reinsurer, Swiss Re, reports “that natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the insurance industry $77 billion in 2012.” The report noted this figure covered “more than 300 catastrophes and disasters caus[ing] the loss of 14,000 lives and $186 billion.” These disasters included many of the 112 events for […]

Japan: Two Years After 3/11

March 13, 2013 by

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By Riley Walters ~ Yesterday marked the anniversary of the three-tiered terror that happened to Japan two years ago. On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit off the eastern coast of Japan. The quake, along with a tsunami reaching heights upwards of 100 feet, slammed the coast of Japan, killing 19,000. The quake […]

An Election-Year Trend: Disaster Declarations on the Rise

January 5, 2012 by

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By Jessica Zuckerman The Iowa Caucus was not the only thing folks looking to the 2012 election were talking about this week. Barron’s Washington Editor Jim McTague warned that 2012 is likely to be a banner year for natural disaster declarations. Why? As the numbers show, “In nearly every presidential election year since 1972, there […]