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Climate Change and the 1,000-Year Flood in Baton Rouge: When Will We Learn?
Environment  (tags: disasters, floods, Louisiana, climate change, weather, global warming )

Freya
- 451 days ago - nationofchange.org
The floodwaters are receding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the scale of the damage is revealing itself. It has been described as a 1,000-year flood, leaving at least 13 people dead and close to 60,000 homes ruined.
The Dangers of Climate Change Are Not Coming They Are Already Here   video
Environment  (tags: climate disruption, Professor Chris Williams, US Dept. of Defense, sea level rise, floods, ecological changes, food chain )

Dandelion
- 460 days ago - youtube.com
Professor Chris Williams says even the U.S. Department of Defense is speaking of climate change in the present tense. Under the Obama Administration more fossil fuels were pumped out, Hillary said she'll do the same, Republicans still in denial.
Global Warming Induced Floods Hammer Britain As Conservative Government Presses on With Fracking
Environment  (tags: global warming, conservative govt., Prime Minister David Cameron, UK, floods, fracking, 2 degree celsius jeopardized )

Dandelion
- 691 days ago - occupy.com
Conservative government seems intent not only to uphold its complacent attitude toward global warming, but to seriously jeopardize the agreed targets to limit global temperature rise to 2 degree Celsius.
The Impact Of Climate Change On The Midwest: More Heat, More Droughts, More Floods, Fewer Crops
Environment  (tags: climate-change, heat, floods, drought, Midwest, crops, environment, weather, research )

Carrie
- 1297 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Climate change is really the single largest issue that we're dealing with not only as a country but particularly here in Michigan," Nic Clark, Michigan Director of Clean Water Action, told ThinkProgress.
Think the New Climate Report Is Scary? The Food-Pocalypse Is Already Upon Us
Environment  (tags: Climate-change, food crisis, food supply, climate report, farmers, IPCC, UN, Asia, Afrika, droughts, floods )

Angelika
- 1330 days ago - theguardian.com
'We know all the ingredients are there for a new food crisis,' the World Meteorological Organization's surgeon-general said Monday. 'You just need a few extreme climates affecting a few big producers on the planet and the crisis is there.'
Flood, Rebuild, Repeat: Are We Ready for a Superstorm Sandy Every Other Year?
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, government, greenhousegases, floods, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, nature, rebuilding, storms )

Kit
- 1579 days ago - motherjones.com
Why we pretend the next storm won't happen--and flush billions in disaster relief down the drain.
South Africa:Tons of Food to Be Delivered to Flood Stuck Mozambique
Environment  (tags: water, weather, floods, starvation, healthconditions, humans )

Jill
- 1754 days ago - thegreentimes.co.za
Over 150,000 people had been displaced by floods in the country.
"This Is Just The Beginning" Forest Fires, Deadly Storms, Record Heat Reveal A Changed Climate
Environment  (tags: Democracy Now, Changed Climate, Suzanne Goldenberg and Jeff Masters, meteorology, Weather Underground, extreme weather, global warming, heatwaves, storms, floods, fires, heat records broken, Corporate Media )

Dandelion
- 1966 days ago - democracynow.org
More than 2,000 heat records have been broken in the past week. As the words "extreme weather" flash across TV screens, where are the other two words: "global warming"? We're going to be seeing a lot more weather like this, it is just the beginning.
Climate Change Threatens Our Global Coffee & Chocolate Supply - ABC News Video @ Youtube   video
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, global-warming, threat, warning, alert, droughts, floods, infestation, disease, health, society, video, news, interesting, starbucks, destruction, humans, nature, world, business, economy )

PinkMindy
- 2230 days ago - youtube.com
Report shows advancing climate changes causing floods, droughts and increased insect infestations, are now beginning to threaten the future of multiple plant production supply chains worldwide.
Floodwaters Rising Across Southern Africa
Environment  (tags: world, weather, water, floods, africa, ecosystems, climate-change, climate, environment )

AWAY AWHI
- 2499 days ago - ipsnews.net
As South Africa declares a national disaster due to flooding, other countries in the region hold their breath while water levels continue to rise.
Brazil Floods: Death Toll Passes 370
Environment  (tags: world, weather, world, humans, floods )

AWAY AWHI
- 2506 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
More than 370 people have died and hundreds are feared dead as a result of floods and mudslides in Brazil in the worst natural disaster to hit the country for decades.
About the Floods in Queensland
Environment  (tags: environment, floods, Australia, habitat, nature, destruction, protection )

CherAWAY
- 2507 days ago - greenpeace.org
At Greenpeace, our hearts go out to all those affected by the floods in Queensland, Australia - ongoing in regional areas and cities now for months, but today sweeping through Queensland's capital city and my hometown, Brisbane.
Toxic Pollution From Australia Floods Threatens Marine Life
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, floods, Australia, marine life, protection, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2510 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Toxic pollution from flooded farms and towns along Australia's Queensland coast will have a disastrous impact on the Great Barrier Reef's corals and will likely have a significant impact on dugongs, turtles and other marine life, WWF warned today
Lake Eyre Floods for the Second Year in a Row
Environment  (tags: environment, lakes, floods, Australia, habitat, nature, protection )

CherAWAY
- 2699 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Following last year's spectacular sight as floodwaters filled the once dormant Lake Eyre in South Australia, the remarkable natural phenomenon is occurring for a second consecutive year, on an even bigger scale. Visitors can marvel at the reborn lake
 

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