Opinion piece from Paul Krugman, in the NYTimes: The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial; Risking civilization for profit, ideology and ego.
From Bloomberg News: Climate May Force Millions to Move and U.S. Isn’t Ready, Report Says
- Rising seas to roil coastal areas, federal scientists predict
- Large outflows of people expected from New York, New Jersey
The Trump administration purposely released this report in late afternoon on Friday after Thanksgiving to be sure it got little attention. Article from CNN: Climate change will have dire consequences for US, federal report concludes
Let’s call their bluff. The direct link to the report is here:
Hurricane Florence’s floods caused severe property damage. Here’s a solution.
It’s time to talk about managed retreat from the coasts.
Public TV is doing a four-part series on Sinking Cities, places that are undergoing profound changes from climate change.
Update: The first segment was on NY City and it was excellent. Other cities to be featured are London, Tokyo, and Miami.
See this Toles cartoon from the Wash Post:
Here are two recent articles worth noting:
- H. Florence is Climate Change Triple Threat
- Why Climate Change and Hurricane Stalls Mean Flooding, Rain
Thanks to Ian McLean for this citation.
The source of this article is not familiar to the Diva, but the topic is one worth calling to your attention. See: Credit Downgrades Imminent for Cities Unprepared for Climate Impacts, Study Says
Citizens and politicians in Alaska are well aware of the effects on their state. From the NY Times, see Impossible to Ignore’: Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change.