Rachel Ramirez

Rachel Ramirez is a social media fellow at Grist.

Jakarta flooding in 2013

It’s not just Australia — Indonesia is Facing its own Climate Disaster

Indonesia’s sinking capital of Jakarta and the surrounding areas have been inundated with rain, triggering landslides and floods that have killed dozens of people.

January 15, 2020

Saipan after Typhoon Yutu

Paradise Lost

Super Typhoon Yutu made history as the worst storm to hit United States soil since 1935. The Category 5 storm, with sustained winds of 180 mph, wreaked havoc on the islands of Saipan and Tinian, which are part of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The storm left thousands of residents without homes.

October 25, 2019