UN Releases Grim News on Climate Change

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released their fourth report since 2013, sharing grim predictions of what will happen if the world does not start making an effort to slow down global warming. The report recommends that greenhouse emissions be reduced by at least 40 percent by 2050, and that emissions are […]

U.S. Prepares, Offers Help Amid Ebola Crisis

In the coming weeks, it is possible that U.S. residents who evacuated from West Africa in need of treatment for Ebola will be treated at Harborview Medical Center, just blocks from Seattle University. Two months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be a global emergency. Harborview’s announcement […]

Obama Visits Oso, Declares ‘Major Disaster’

“The country is thinking about all of you, and have been throughout this tragedy. We’re not going anywhere. We’ll be here as long as it takes.” President Obama used these words to speak to the town of Oso, still reeling from last month’s devastating mudslides, on April 22. Obama spoke to the resilience and strength […]

Nothing Natural About These Disasters

“My country is being tested by this hell-storm called Super Typhoon Haiyan,” began Filipino Representative Naderev “Yeb” Sano in a speech to the United Nations during their climate change negotiations in Warsaw, Poland. Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 8, while the conference was taking place. While more than 10,000 are believed to […]

Climate Change to Submerge Parts of Seattle

From Golden Gardens in the north all the way down to Alki, it’s undeniable that much of Seattle’s appeal lies in its gorgeous coastline. Better enjoy it while you can. According to the Seattle Times, parts of Interbay, Georgetown, South Park, West Seattle, Harbor Island and Golden Gardens are predicted to go underwater as the […]

Seattle And The Superquake-We’re Screwed

It was 1980, the middle of April, when the ground started to shake. For two months, the ground around Mount St. Helens continued to intermittently rumble. Scientists monitored the situation, eventually concluding that volcanic activity was inevitable. Most people evacuated, fearing the widespread destruction that most scientists forecasted. A few, however, decided to stay. Among […]

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