Tag: harvey

Christians outpace FEMA in aid to hurricane victims

Faith-based groups – Christian nonprofits, specifically – have been busy bees of late, providing more aid to hurricane victims than even FEMA, the federal agency that’s supposed to swoop to the scenes of natural disasters, assess the situation and speed Read More

Five years post-Sandy, Jersey Shore’s Luna leads relief mission to Harvey-battered Texas

Frank Luna is best known to (most) of our readers as a prominent NJGOP operative and charmingly unapologetic and plain-talking Jersey Shore partisan who canvasses on a skateboard and rocks a mane that would put the Duck Dynasty cast to Read More

VIDEO: Christie swipes at Texas ‘hypocrites’ over disaster aid. But were they?

Twenty Texas representatives opposed the Sandy aid package a few years back; no one should be surprised that that decision elicited a strong response from Chris Christie on Monday as Harvey continued to pound the Houston region: But will a Read More

Climate Scientist Says Global Warming ‘Worsened’ Hurricane Harvey. Did It?

Penn State climate scientist Michael Mann said Sunday that, while global warming didn’t cause Hurricane Harvey, it surely “worsened” the effects of the storm through higher sea levels and increased atmospheric moisture. Mann’s explanation, however, goes against the prevailing evidence Read More