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A Doctor Speaks Out from Inside New Orleans

This firsthand account from a doctor (pathologist) in New Orleans puts an even more "human face" on what we've been watching on the news.

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New Orleans Money Diverted to Iraq

We recently wrote about how National Guard troops needed for disaster relief in New Orleans have been diverted to the Iraq war. Now it turns out that Federal money earmarked to repair the levee system has been diverted to Iraq as well.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requested $27 million to pay for hurricane protection projects around...

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Is New Orleans Worse Than We're Being Told?

There are increasing indications that the situation in New Orleans may be worse than Americans are being told. TV outlets abroad are reportedly showing video of large numbers of floating bodies, and just as the US media did not show people jumping from windows in the World Trade Center on 911, it may be that we're being spared the worst....

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Are We in a Weather War? Dreamland Asks an Expert.

This week on Dreamland, we concentrate on Hurricane Katrina?but in ways you will not hear anywhere else. First, we talk to weather expert Scott Stevens, who says that since the Russian deployment of the so-called "Woodpecker Grid" of radio frequencies on July 4, 1976, there has been intentional interference with and control of weather phenomena...

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Storms and Congressmen Grow More Dangerous

As a prominent Japanese meteorolgist warns that Japan is atrisk to be struck by a Category 5 typhoon this year and theAtlantic hurricane season gets off to an ominious start, aUS congressman is trying to put a damper on climate researchby investigating the researchers.

The reason that storms are getting more violent is simple:ocean...

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Severe Hurricane Season Probable

The south central Atlantic has warmed this spring to anunprecendented degree, while temperatures in thestratosphere have continued to plummet, and air pressures atsea level are unusually low. These effects are a directresult of the ongoing global warming process, in whichexcessive carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere keeheat pressed...

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186 MPH Cyclone Aims at Australia

Cyclone Ingrid, with winds measured at 186miles per hour on Monday, is heading toward Australia. Thisis themost powerful storm to hit the Queensland areasince 1918, and among the most powerful cyclones on record.It is poised to strike northern Queensland, and residentsare being warned of its danger. As it approached the coast,it weakened...

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Jeanne Hits Fla on Same Track as Frances

As of 10PM EDT, Hurricane Jeanne slammed ashore just southof Fort Pierce Florida as a Category 3 storm, onapproximately the same path as Frances, which struck thearea three weeks ago. However, Jeanne is a much strongerstorm than Frances and three million Floridians have beenordered to evacuate the area. Most have ignored this warning.

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Tortuga Destruction Rumors Appear Unfounded

There are rumors flying around the internet that the Ile de la Tortue off the north coast of Haiti has been inundated and 26,000 people have been drowned.

This is the truth of that rumor: an initial visit by reliefofficials suggested that the island was under water. Thiswould mean that the 26,000 inhabitants had been drowned.

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Ivan Becomes Hurricane in Record Time

Ivan, which was declared a tropical storm yesterday, becamea hurricane today, making it the fastest developing southAtlantic hurricane ever recorded. Ivan is presently on atrack to strike south Florida, and is expected to become aCategory 5 hurricane tomorrow. This is the most powerfulhurricane category. A Category 5 storm on the Saffir-...

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China Storms Kill 90

As the south central Atlantic was lashed by fierce weather,torrential downpours killed nearly a hundred people inChina, caused large-scale evacuations and threatened massiveflooding. The fierce Chinese weather came during one of themost active typhoon seasons on record, with 17 of thesePacific hurricanes recorded so far this year, and the...

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What's REALLY Happening in Florida

We are receiving a lot of alternate news from Florida thattells a very much different story from the one appearing inthe general media. We have not fact checked these stories,but they are coming in a wave of pain and despair, and theymean, to us, that what is unfolding there is almostcertainly much worse than the CNNs and Fox News channels...

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Brazil 'Hurricane' Caused by Global Warming?

The existence of a rotating storm with an eye in the South Atlantic means that regional waters are now warm enough to generate the kind of moist upward flows of air that trigger tropical storms and hurricanes. Whether or not this will become a permanent weather feature is unknown. But it is known that ocean surfaces worldwide are warming, and...

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Isabel Just the Start

Meteorologists think Hurricane Isabel may be just the first of a long string of even bigger hurricanes that may keep coming for at least a decade. "We're not talking about a minor little increase," says Stanley Goldenberg of NOAA, "but an overall doubling of major hurricane activity."

J. Madeleine Nash writes in Time Magazine online that...

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Hurricane Iris Roars Toward Belize

hurricane - Hurricane Iris, with sustained winds of 140 mph, is heading for the Central American nation of Belize. It is feared that this dangerous hurricane will devastate the country.

The military is attempting to evacuate the 65,000 residents of the capital, Belize City, which is expected to experience an 18 foot...

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It?s Hurricane Season, So Where Are the Hurricanes?

For the first time in 17 years, the hurricane season has gone 97 days without a hurricane, and scientists don?t know why. The last time the Atlantic-Caribbean season ran this long with no hurricanes was 1984, until Hurricane Diana arrived on September 10. This year there have been five tropical storms but none have developed the 74 mph winds...

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