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Hurricane Dorian ravaged Bahamas’ reefs, researchers find

When Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas in September, it not only leveled entire communities and killed dozens of people, it also destroyed about 30 percent of the coral reefs around the islands, according to a report issued Friday by the Perry Institute for Marine Science.

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New NOAA emails reveal how Trump rattled NOAA during Hurricane Dorian

President Trump’s inaccurate statements, altered forecast map and tweets rattled top officials along with rank and file scientists.
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77 days after Dorian’s arrival, Ocracoke reopens to visitors

County officials agreed to lift an evacuation order for visitors that's been in place on Ocracoke since Sept. 4.

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Power to the people means making electricity generation green and local

Fossil fuel dependence stirs up the climate and makes our energy supply increasingly vulnerable.
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After Dorian, Bahamas’ path to recovery is obscured by uncertainty

Scientists say the long game for the Bahamas is very uncertain, just as the certainty grows linking climate change and a greater frequency of strong hurricanes. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports.

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Hurricanes may kill some birds, but humans are the real threat

When the time comes to assess the environmental damage from Hurricane Dorian, one species may be extinct, but it's not Dorian's fault.

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Derrick Z. Jackson: The biggest casualty of Trump’s Dorian deceit? Our common bonds

President Trump's lies to corroborate his false claim that Hurricane Dorian would hit Alabama caused a destructive gale of its own. With this attack on science, Trump ripped at a thread of our nation's social fabric—the weather.

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In Bahamas, lack of toilets and safe water pose disease risk after Dorian

Many residents report a shortage of food and water, and health experts warn that the hardest-hit areas could face a health crisis.

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Why NOAA matters

The notion that one of the country's leading science agencies, which has thus far received more autonomy from Mr. Trump's White House than other parts of the federal government, might now be losing that autonomy, has triggered deep anxieties.

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Extreme weather displaced a record 7 million in first half of 2019

A new report puts 2019 on pace to be one of the most disastrous years in almost two decades even before the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas are tallied. But there was also good news. 
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Arwa Mahdawi: The plight of Hurricane Dorian evacuees offers a frightening vision of 'climate apartheid'

When 119 Bahamian evacuees were thrown off a ferry to Florida, was it an admin error or linked to President Trump’s comments about hurricane survivors?
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Catherine Rampell: The Trump administration’s war on statistics is now threatening lives

Trump’s attempted manipulations of official metrics degrade our democracy, economy and public safety.
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