Move over CNN, the video hosting platform frequented by Gen Z has had over 1.7 billion views on #HurricaneIan. Also, planetary health “prescriptions,” blue lakes turning green and the landfill next door.
By Delaney Dryfoos, Katelyn Weisbrod
The sight of a weatherman clinging to a street sign in the middle of a hurricane is so ubiquitous in American media that in 2013 singer/songwriter Brent Burns wrote an ode to The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore. On Wednesday, the song was revived on TikTok by a user showing preparations for Hurricane Ian in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Committee asks the Canberra government to compensate Torres Strait Islanders for harm from rising seas and to take steps to protect them.
By Katie Surma
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has declared that the Australian government violated the human rights of Indigenous Torres Strait Islanders by failing to adequately protect them from the severe impacts of climate change.