natural disasters

$95 Million for Water Resources & Ecosystem Health

Albuquerque, New Mexico — During remarks at the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration in Albuquerque today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the availability of up to $95 million through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for projects to bolster water resources, advance ecosystem health and support resilience in … [continued]

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this image of Idalia around 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time on Aug. 29. At this time, Idalia was moving north, and the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported wind speeds of about 85 miles (135 kilometers) per hour. Credits: NASA Earth Observatory

Above Average Hurricane Season Predicted

An early forecast of the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season predicts an extremely active season. The predictions, released Thursday by the Colorado State University hurricane forecasting team, include 23 named storms, 11 hurricanes, and 5 major (Category 3 or stronger) hurricanes — all of those are well above average over the … [continued]

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Verizon Climate Resilience Prize Winner Spotlight: Raincoat

Verizon launched the Climate Resilience Prize in 2021 to support companies using advanced technology to create solutions that address climate-related impacts to vulnerable communities. Now, in its second year, the four winning companies, selected by Verizon, have demonstrated proven results with their new approaches and are ready to scale. One … [continued]

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BLUETTI Announces Essential Safety Guidelines for Dealing with Unexpected Power Outages

BLUETTI*, a pioneering leader in innovative energy storage solutions, is proud to introduce a comprehensive set of essential safety guidelines aimed at equipping individuals and communities to effectively manage unexpected power outages. In an era where the unpredictability of natural disasters and infrastructure challenges can disrupt power supply, BLUETTI’s expertise … [continued]