Trump Says Government ‘Totally Prepared’ for ‘Tremendously Wet’ Hurricane F…

President Donald Trump said his administration is “sparing no expense” to prepare for Hurricane Florence, which he described as “tremendously big and tremendously wet,” and containing “tremendous amounts of water.” “We are totally prepared,” he said Tuesday. “We are ready as anybody has ever been.” Trump also predicted Congress “will be very generous” in providing…

Warning of ‘Existential Threat’ to Humanity, UN Chief Says Climate Change ‘…

Warning that “we face a direct existential threat” because “climate change is moving faster than we are,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in a speech at the U.N.’s New York headquarters on Monday, demanded urgent action from world leaders to combat “the defining issue of our time.” In the wake of worldwide #RiseForClimate protests over…