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February, 2012

  • 8 February

    Signs of Hope on Climate Change – in Unexpected Places

    Remember the heady days of 2009? The world – or at least the world’s media – was rocked by such hot topics as the death of Michael Jackson, the spread of swine flu, the Iranian elections and the new Star Trek movie; as if that wasn’t enough, there was also something called climate change that was pushing us into global …

August, 2011

  • 29 August

    New York Gets Back to Work

    New York City will return to work on Monday morning following the passing of Hurricane Irene which had prompted the unprecedented halt of the city’s transport infrastructure and evacuation of residents from low lying areas. Around nine people are believed to have died in storm related incidents in North Carolina when the storm made first land fall. The hurricane uprooted …

  • 27 August

    East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene, New York Issues Evacuation Notice

    The East coast of the United States is braced for the impact of category 2 Hurricane Irene which is expected to make landfall on 27th August 2011. A mandatory evacuation notice has been issued to all residents in the following areas: Coney Island, Manhattan Beach, Far Rockaway, Beach Channel, South Beach, Midland Beach, and Battery Park City. These low-lying areas …

  • 27 August

    NASA Publishes Video of Hurricane Irene from Space

    NASA has published a video shot from the International Space Station of the huge storm, Hurricane Irene, as it approaches New York. Hurricane Irene will become the first hurricane in three years to make landfall in the United States and is currently a category two storm on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. The crew watching the progress of the storm …

  • 27 August

    New York Flights Suspended as Hurricane Irene Skirts East Coast of United States

    New York’s JFK airport is expected to close around noon on Saturday 27th August 2011 and passengers are being advised check with their travel provider before travelling to the airport as most flights to and from the airport will be suspended until Hurricane Irene has passed. The following outbound flights from New York JFK have been cancelled: Saturday, 27th August …