Central Europe’s Nastiest Natural Disaster: Earthquakes

Alex Lambert

Central Europe is no stranger to natural disasters. However, the most dramatic and headline-grabbing of them is the frequent earthquakes that occur in the region. Greece, Albania, North Macedonia, and even areas as far-flung as Kosovo and Montenegro are often subjected to earthquakes of high magnitudes. Those earthquakes are a …

How Climate Change Is Fundamentally Altering Global Weather Patterns

Alex Lambert

In mid-February, 2021, the Midwest region of the United States was in the grip of a historically unprecedented winter storm crisis. The disaster was caused by a weakening in the jet stream, the pattern of high atmospheric wind movement that flows from west to east across the North American continent. …

Preparing Your House for Extreme Weather

Alex Lambert

When you’re instructed to evacuate your home in advance of extreme weather, it’s easy to panic and not know what to do. While you should have an evacuation plan already set up in advance, as well as a waterproof box of supplies to carry with you when you leave, you …

What to Do During a Flood

Alex Lambert

Floods are all too common in the modern era, and they’re only becoming more likely. Heavy rainfall totals and a changing global climate mean that you need to be well-aware of what to do in the event of a flood in your region. Here are some safety tips for what …

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