Tag: extreme weather

  • Extreme Weather Exacerbates Homelessness in Australia and New Zealand

    Extreme Weather Exacerbates Homelessness in Australia and New Zealand

    The images of Hurricane Harvey in Texas have shown how extreme weather can rob people of their homes. But what about those who have no home to begin with, or whose living situation is already precarious? Almost one-third of people who have been homeless have suffered extra trauma because of extreme weather, according to our […]

  • Extreme Weather Events: ‘Let’s Talk About Them’

    Extreme Weather Events: ‘Let’s Talk About Them’

    With residents of Texas and Louisiana struggling to recover from what has now been classified as the worst rain event in U.S. history, Bay Staters will soon have a chance to discuss and learn more about extreme weather events. Karen Price is environmental co-chair for the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts. The League is […]