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WHEN IT RAINS, IT POURS! Tropical Storm Katia Forecast to Become Major Hurricane
Environment  (tags: weather, water, humans, environment, hurricanes, ecosystems, nature, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 2817 days ago - news.blogs.cnn.com
Tropical Storm Katia was strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday and could become a hurricane on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center said.
NASA Captures New Video of Hurricanes
Environment  (tags: weather, NASA, hurricanes )

Michelle
- 3164 days ago - nasa.gov
Space station cameras capture new video of hurricanes
Hurricane Earl Takes Aim at U.S. East Coast (View All Images View Slideshow)
Environment  (tags: americans, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, hurricanes, nature, oceans, protection, research, trees, water, weather, wildlife, world )

Kit
- 3179 days ago - reuters.com
(Reuters) - Powerful Hurricane Earl bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Thursday on a path toward North Carolina's barrier islands, which it was expected to lash with dangerous winds and pounding surf.
A Major Hurricane in Gulf Could Burst Pipelines and Topple Rigs, Research Says
Environment  (tags: hurricanes, Oil rigs, destruction, interesting )

Lone
- 3260 days ago - nola.com
As if the Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout wasn't enough to threaten Gulf Coast communities with oil, scientists with the Naval Research Laboratory at the Stennis Space Center say waves as tall as 91 feet and strong underwater currents generated by
Few Sunspots, More Hurricanes, FSU Researchers Warn
Environment  (tags: weather, climate, sunspot cycles, hurricanes )

Lone
- 3273 days ago - floridatoday.com
Research by Robert Hodges and Jim Elsner of Florida State University found the probability of three or more hurricanes hitting the United States goes up drastically during low points of the 11-year sunspot cycle , such as we're in now.
Sign Petition: Ask the EPA to Acknowledge the Truth About Global Warming
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, species, endangered, climate change, wildlife, ocean, polar bears, whales, humans, global warming, arctic, malaria, disease, floods, drought, wildfires, hurricanes, starvation, pollution )

Tom
- 3644 days ago - change.org
Global warming is the single greatest threat to wildlife, not to mention our children's future. At last, the Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to formally declare that greenhouse gas emissions are a threat to our public health and welfare.
Sign Petition: Urge the Obama Administration to Actively Support Climate Legislation
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, species, endangered, climate change, wildlife, ocean, polar bears, whales, humans, global warming, arctic, malaria, disease, floods, drought, wildfires, hurricanes, starvation, pollution )

Tom
- 3650 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The Union of Concerned Scientists released the Climate 2030 Blueprint, a peer-reviewed study showing that the United States can dramatically cut global warming pollution while saving American households and businesses billions of dollars in energy costs.
Sign Petition: Make Polluters Pay for ALL Carbon Credits
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, species, endangered, climate change, wildlife, ocean, polar bears, whales, humans, global warming, arctic, malaria, disease, floods, drought, wildfires, hurricanes, starvation, pollution )

Tom
- 3650 days ago - act.truemajorityaction.org
Instead of making polluters pay for messing up our climate like the President asked, House Democrats are now proposing to give the biggest polluters in the country free credits to keep fouling our atmosphere. Use this page to tell Congress that's not OK.
Tree-Killing Hurricanes Could Contribute To Global Warming
Environment  (tags: hurricanes, climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, green, nature, world, weather, science, research, protection, trees, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, oceans )

PinkMindy
- 3664 days ago - terradaily.com
A first-of-its kind, long-term study of hurricane impact on U.S. trees shows that hurricane damage can diminish a forest's ability to absorb carbon dioxide, a major contributor to global warming from the atmosphere.
Take Action: Tell Congress to Pass Tough Global Warming Legislation!
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, species, endangered, climate change, wildlife, ocean, polar bears, whales, humans, global warming, arctic, malaria, disease, floods, drought, wildfires, hurricanes, starvation, pollution )

Tom
- 3705 days ago - nrdconline.org
Global warming threatens to trigger the irreversible melting of the Greenland ice sheet, a 20-foot rise in sea levels and the extinction of countless wildlife species, including the polar bear. Tell Congress to avert a global warming catastrophe.
New Orleans Orders Evacuations as Gustav Barrels Across Gulf
Environment  (tags: hurricanes, hurricane gustav, gustav, katrina, new orleans, U.S., Gulf, Cost )

Alison
- 3912 days ago - bloomberg.com
New Orleans ordered residents to evacuate the city as Hurricane Gustav was forecast to strike the U.S. Gulf Coast harder than Katrina did three years ago.
ENN: Warmer Ocean Could Reduce Number of Atlantic Hurricane Landfalls
Environment  (tags: energy, destruction, hurricanes, research, world, humans, environment, cyclic, climate, nature, water, protection, habitat, forests, ecosystems, oceans, suffering )

Thunderr
- 4119 days ago - enn.com
A warming global ocean,influencing the winds that shear off the tops of developing storms,could mean fewer Atlantic hurricanes striking the United States according to new findings by NOAA climate scientists.Furthermore,the relative warming role of the >
Climate Change Traps World's Poorest
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, ClimateChange, climate, environment, world, increasing poverty, emissions reduction, Climate Mitigate Facility, storms, hurricanes, flooding, cyclones -poor suffer the most )

Jennie
- 4188 days ago - ens-newswire.com
Climate change could have a disastrous impact for the world's poorest people and reverse any gains made in poverty reduction, nutrition, health and education, warns the annual United Nations Human Development Report released today
Hurricanes' Toll: 320 Million Trees
Environment  (tags: trees, hurricanes, katrina, rita, deforestation, destruction, environment, conservation, endangered, ClimateChange, weather, world, research )

Mari
- 4200 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
WASHINGTON - New satellite imaging has revealed that hurricanes Katrina and Rita produced the largest single forestry disaster on record in America - an essentially unreported ecological catastrophe...
 

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