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1.  Warm ocean waters due to climate change are 'supercharging' tropical cyclones  

2022-09-21


Alternet.org
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One day before President Donald Trump took office in 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a public warning that climate change had caused Puerto Rico's climate to warm by more than one degree Fahrenheit since the mid-20th century. The surrounding ocean waters had warmed by almost tw...

2.  Puerto Rico crippled by flash flooding and power failures as Fiona heads toward Bermuda  

2022-09-19


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The island endures its worst hurricane encounter since Maria in 2017. The post Puerto Rico crippled by flash flooding and power failures as Fiona heads toward Bermuda appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

3.  Hurricane Fiona deluges Puerto Rico; Typhoon Nandamol hits Japan  

2022-09-18


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A Caribbean hurricane and a Japanese typhoon bring major impacts on the same weekend. The post Hurricane Fiona deluges Puerto Rico; Typhoon Nandamol hits Japan appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

4.  Puerto Rico Blackout From Fiona Fuels Calls for 'Immediate Climate Action'  

2022-09-19


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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While pushing for a shift to green energy, the Sunrise Movement also said that “the catastrophic flooding and loss of power are the result of colonial policies that put profit over the people of PR.”

6.  Blackout in Puerto Rico: Whole Island Loses Power Amid Hurricane Fiona as Privatized Grid Collapses  

2022-09-19


Democracy Now!
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More than 1.5 million people are in the dark after Hurricane Fiona knocked the power out across all of Puerto Rico Sunday, triggering floods and landslides. We go to San Juan for an update from Democracy Now! correspondent Juan Carlos Dávila, who describes how privatization of the island’s electrica...