May 16, 2021

Polar vortex claims eight lives as US cold snap continues

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From BBC At least eight people have died in the US Midwest as the region shivers in the grip of its worst cold snap in decades. An Iowa student found dead outside a college building is among victims of the deadly freeze. Hospitals have been treating patients reporting frostbite as life across a swathe of […]

Caribbean women benefit from climate change workshop

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BY: REGINA SELMAN MOORE From Barbados Advocate Recognising that women are the most adversely affected by climate change, Environment Canada, in partnership with the Women’s Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO), held a Caribbean Women Climate Change Negotiators Workshop at UN House yesterday. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme, which is implemented by the […]

Hurricane Warning in Bermuda as Category 2 Nicole approaches

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By: Bob Henson and Jeff Masters , 5:02 PM GMT on October 12, 2016 From Weather Underground Flexing its muscle in the Northwest Atlantic, Hurricane Nicole could make a direct hit on Bermuda on Thursday. As of the 11 am EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Nicole’s top sustained winds were up to 100 […]