Emergency News

SINGAPORE (AP) — American Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin vowed Saturday that Washington would not stand for any “coercion and bullying” of its allies and partners by China, while assuring Beijing that the United States remains committed to maintaining the status quo on Taiwan and would prefer dialogue over conflict.... Read more
Published on: 2023-06-02
Source: AP World News
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that the United States and its allies should not support a cease-fire or peace talks to end the war in Ukraine until Kyiv gains strength and can negotiate on its own terms.... Read more
Published on: 2023-06-02
Source: AP World News
A disaster strikes in your city so severe that military, law enforcement, and major emergency response forces such as FEMA are deployed to handle the situation. But then, to your surprise, you have FEMA personnel and law enforcement agents knocking on your door…and they demand to enter and see and... Read more
Published on: 2023-06-02
Source: Ask a Prepper
When most people start learning about prepping, one of the biggest concerns they usually have is getting enough food and water for their stockpile, and the best ways to store them. But when it comes to storing meat long-term, even expert preppers may be making a costly mistake. While humans... Read more
Published on: 2023-06-01
Source: Ask a Prepper
It’s no secret that life in the United States of America has changed in the past several decades. If we were to look back at life in the 1970s, 80s, or even 90s, we would see a much different country than we do in the twenty-first century. Of course, we... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-30
Source: Ask a Prepper
Americans now recognize the importance of storing emergency supplies such as food, medicine, and beverages due to the recent surge in unexpected events that have affected the nation and the world. It is crucial to be prepared for any unforeseen circumstances, and having emergency supplies readily available can make a... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-29
Source: Ask a Prepper
In Sackett v. EPA, a suit filed by two homeowners who filled in wetlands on their property, the Supreme Court has drastically narrowed the definition of which wetlands qualify for federal protection.... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-26
An EMP, or electromagnetic pulse attack, would be among the most devastating and long lasting disasters that could ever happen. That’s because an EMP attack (or solar flare from the sun) would knock out all electronic equipment over a large swath area. Depending on the intensity of the blast, all... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-26
Source: Ask a Prepper
The fact that you are reading this article tells me that you are probably more prepared than most people. Perhaps you have a stockpile, a bunker, or a grab-n’-go bag. Maybe you are ahead of the game and have a highly organized system and a solid plan for an emergency.... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-25
Source: Ask a Prepper
Survivalism has become more popular in recent years. With natural disasters and social unrest on the rise, it is no surprise. So, more people are realizing that it is wise to have a stockpile of essential items to ensure survival in such situations. One of the most critical items in... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-23
Source: Ask a Prepper
If you’re currently living in a densely populated area but considering building a rural homestead, maybe one that’s off-the-grid, you must also think about which state is the best choice for building that homestead in. Truth be told, you can find rural land to build a homestead and live a... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-22
Source: Ask a Prepper
There are many ways to prevent looters from entering your home or to deter them from trying. You can use traps, cameras, lights, and other methods which have been written about extensively, but there are several ways that you can deter someone from trying to loot your home that you... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-19
Source: Ask a Prepper
Imagine this country without electricity. No, not in the 19th century, when everyone was used to hand-operated tools and industry ran on water and steam power; now, when we’re surrounded by electrically-powered gadgets wherever we go. Imagine that, in the middle of a normal day, the power grid just suddenly... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-18
Source: Ask a Prepper
As toxic water continues to spill from tailings ponds across mining developments, decades of scientific research provides evidence of how wildlife will be affected.... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-07
The tiny organisms that cause harmful blooms of algae can have a big impact on your trip to the shore. A toxicologist explains what causes these events and how to keep people and pets safe.... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-03
Keeping Ports Open After a Storm alyssa.gray Thu, 04/27/2023 - 13:29 A natural disaster such as a hurricane impacts all facets of life in a community, and can even cause ripple effects that spread beyond the area of landfall to impact distant places and people. This far-reaching impact can be... Read more
Published on: 2023-04-27
Many of our rivers are overloaded with nutrients from fertiliser run off and wastewater. Algal blooms, fish kills and poor water follow. One solution? Nutrient offsetting.... Read more
Published on: 2023-04-19
The drinking water systems serving over 70 million people may not meet newly proposed water quality standards. It could cost hundreds of billions of dollars to fix that.... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-16
A new study reveals wide disparities among state-issued Clean Water Act fines, and even among federal fines from regions to region. A law professor explains why it may be illegal.... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-15
Every household is more likely than not to have dusts containing PFAS chemicals at low concentrations. But how worried should we be about the risks to our personal health?... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-14
Technology will be a key part of solving the global water scarcity crisis.... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-13
An independent assessment of Japan’s plan to release treated radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean, nearly 12 years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, finds it safe and reasonable.... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-05
Water sharing arrangements have the potential to enhance water security, but they require strong communication and co-ordination between community leaders in addition to adequate financial support.... Read more
Published on: 2023-03-05
The end is often envisioned the same way: abruptly, hopelessly and completely. How does this constrain the range of possible solutions?... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-25
Apocalyptic thinking undermines democracy because it delegitimizes political opponents, turning them into enemies of God.... Read more
Published on: 2022-01-04
While shelves empty and the “booze trains” run, humanity’s ancient festival dream of equality and justice awaits.... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-08
Climate disasters are drawing comparisons to apocalyptic films. Their happy endings may have given us a false sense of hope.... Read more
Published on: 2021-08-10
If octopuses simply started evolving a smarter brain, what stops them from ruling over humans? Why has this not happened already? An expert explains what these cephalopods might be capable of.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-10
Dead cities are enduring images in post-apocalyptic literature and cinema.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-18
Humanity is destroying Earth’s ability to support complex life. But coming to grips with the magnitude of the problem is hard, even for experts.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
The Christian tradition says the Antichrist will come before the end of the world as we know it. So it’s good to know some background on him … or her … or them.... Read more
Published on: 2020-10-19
The eerie San Francisco skyline evoked sci-fi movies for a reason. Filmmakers are increasingly using color grading to tinge their films with two hues, orange and teal, to unsettle viewers.... Read more
Published on: 2020-09-16
Large numbers, huge ranges, and adaptibility make the human species very difficult to eradicate... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-05
Some people are comparing current times with the apocalypse. In ancient texts, apocalyptic messages cultivated endurance and encouragement through dire circumstances.... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-13
Like conspiracy theories, pandemics are about an invisible and powerful enemy hiding among us.... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-06