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Author Archives: Kayhla Cornell

  1. Articles by Kayhla Cornell:
  2. State of Emergency (& Rage): A Live Journal, Part III

          I’m angry today. So very angry.   Hurricane Florence is still heading towards the East Coast with winds of 110 miles per hour, based on the satellite models shared this morning.   Families have boarded up their homes, placed sandbag barriers, and a million people have been issued mandatory evacuations. People are…Read More →

  3. State of Emergency: Planning & Disaster Preparedness Live Journal, Part II

        Part II I don’t get sucked into the 24-hour news cycle for storms. I check certain meteorologists’ personal blog sites, their postings of predicted models, and National organizations that track hurricanes and other storm systems. Most importantly, I prepare for the worst while hoping for the best. So, while the storm might possibly…Read More →

  4. State of Emergency: A Disaster Planning & Preparedness Live Journal, Part I

        The following States, including Washington, D.C., are all under State of Emergency declarations in preparation for Hurricane Florence: Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.   At this moment, Hurricane Florence is holding at 140 miles per hour and is steadily working its way inland towards the Carolinas. Currently, this is…Read More →

  5. Activist Tip: Planning & Disaster Preparedness

      Tips for Activists: Planning and Disaster Preparedness Volume 23 (4) August, 2018 The Heath Consequences of Climate Change Ted Schettler The still-burning Carr Wildfire near Redding CA has incinerated over 164,000 acres, 1080 homes and killed seven people. Among them, two young children, ages 5 and 4, trapped at home with their great grandmother…Read More →

  6. plastics, mermaids, trash, & tears

      Trash vortexes are not a satiric entity found in science fiction or graphic novels—they are entirely real. Made up of plastic junk lost at sea, trash vortexes are masses of plastic pollution that are stuck together by currents, mores specifically ocean gyres, trapped in what is best described as a “soupy” vortex. Like alphabet…Read More →