Joanna Sustento is a survivor turned climate activist, after having lost her mother, father, brother, sister, and nephew to one of the world's strongest typhoons.
Her goal is to make scientific knowledge digestible to everyone, including her countrymen.
When the worst happens, communication saves lives.
Shane Smith responds to an unscientific “analysis” of the VICE on HBO segment, “Greenland is Melting.”
On November 8, a massive storm surge ten feet deep and as high as seventeen feet in some places had devastated the city. Three days later, there was still no electricity, no cell phone service, and no internet. The media had satellite dishes to file...
In the Philippines, a familiar pattern is playing out in the headlines, and these expectations could lead to more death.
Across the Leyte Gulf from the Filipino city of Tacloban, where Typhoon Haiyan killed upwards of 10,000 people, lies the island of Eastern S
"Once you get involved it’s very hard to leave. You see and hear about disasters like this all the time, but when you actually experience such a thing yourself it’s worse than you ever imagined."
As a foreign correspondent, I have paid witness to many natural disasters and have seen first responders expect situations to unfold according to a set pattern. In the Philippines, a familiar pattern is playing out in the headlines, and these...
Across the Leyte Gulf from the Filipino city of Tacloban, where Typhoon Haiyan killed upwards of 10,000 people, lies the island of Eastern Samar. Surf shacks once lined its idyllic beaches. Today, the island and its largest city, Guiuan, are in...
We interviewed Tim Ralston, owner of Gear Up, a company that sells survival gear and firearms, about the crisis in the Philippines, but we also got an earful about how the Boston Marathon bombing was a conspiracy.