Extreme weather events and other disasters over the past 20 years have become more common and more costly, pushing millions of people toward “an uninhabitable hell.” according to 

COVID-19 has spawned mental health crisis among Somalis living in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee complex. They are already serving “a life sentence in one of the harshest places on earth.” One clinic reports rising attempted suicides and a 50% increase in psychosocial…

COVID-19 deaths passed the 1 million mark yesterday, just 9 months into the pandemic:

Tomorrow, 60 years and the dream of 4 generations ends when the Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie, Maryland closes. 

Nearly 15 million people in 127 countries have been newly displaced in 2020, according to a Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre report released today.

US COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 yesterday—the highest anywhere.  

Devastating wildfires have cloaked the US West Coast in filthy air that has now reached the East Coast and even Europe, 

About 100 wildfires are currently raging across the western US, killing at least 16 people—a death toll likely to rise—and razing ~4.4 million acres so far, 

After wreaking havoc in the Caribbean and killing 20+ people in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Hurricane Laura hit Texas and Louisiana yesterday with 150 mph winds, 

Tens of thousands of people evacuated their homes yesterday as wildfires again swept across swathes of California, and others have been warned to “be ready to go” at any moment,