Alex Lubben

climate change

Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben
8.5.19
Syria

This Heartbreaking Photo Captures the Horrors of Syria's Civil War

The 5-year-old Syrian girl who attempted to save her sister's life later died at the hospital.
Alex Lubben
7.29.19
The Phillipines

Duterte Said “You Must Be Stupid” If You Think He’ll Stand Trial at The Hague for His Drug War

“I am a Filipino. We have our courts here... Shit,” he continued.
Alex Lubben
7.18.19
climate change

It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now

A global heat wave is hitting Alaska, Europe, and Asia.
Alex Lubben
7.9.19
nuclear power plant

Russia Is About to Tow its “Floating Chernobyl” Through the Arctic Circle

The plant’s two reactors sit atop a nearly 500-foot platform, which will be pulled by tugboats through the Northern Sea Route
Alex Lubben
7.2.19
environment

We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic

All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
Alex Lubben
5.30.19
Health

No One Is Allowed to Leave This Scientology Cruise Ship Because of Measles

This is the ship where Tom Cruise did the splits while singing a rendition of “Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll” on his birthday.
Alex Lubben
5.3.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

Sri Lanka’s Grief Over Easter Attacks Is Turning to Fury at the Government

What we know, and still don’t know, about the bombings in Sri Lanka.
Alex Lubben
4.29.19
FRANCE

Experts Are Already Arguing Over How to Rebuild Notre Dame

“If you want to do it in five years, it won’t be done in the traditional way, and I think they would have to cut corners."
Alex Lubben
4.18.19
News

Japan is going to start hunting whales commercially for the first time in more than 30 years

The Japanese barely eat whale meat anymore.
Alex Lubben
12.27.18
News

The tsunami in Indonesia may not be over yet

More than 400 people are dead in the aftermath of a monster tsunami in Indonesia, and more destruction might still be on the way.
Alex Lubben
12.27.18
Trump

Twitter Says Trump Is Too Important to Kick Off the Platform

Regardless of threats to destroy an entire country.
Alex Lubben
1.8.18
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