Meet the Recovery Diva!
Support UsEvery donation helps! Click below to help keep this blog thriving! DONATE NOW
Claire B. Rubin has 40 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
- 201,136 hits
- 201,136 hits
Category Archives: Climate Change
The Wall St. Journal published an article on Jan. 28th titled: Boston Agonizes Over How to Protect Itself from Future Storms; cities that designated protections for past floods find future ones may be worse, but changes carry huge price tags. … Continue reading
Boston’s Rendezvous with Climate Destiny; A coastal winter storm shows one of America’s oldest cities what sea-level rise really means. Update: I just found this article in Ensia (thanks to Homeland Security Wire) with some details re scientific research on … Continue reading
When Climate Change Becomes a Credit Problem. Coming in the aftermath of hurricanes that severely damaged parts of Houston and much of the United States Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this year, the message from Moody’s was clear. Governments must … Continue reading
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has received information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), after filing Freedom of Information requests. See Environmental Defense Fund Obtains Information on Over 1,900 Climate-Related Items Removed from or Modified on EPA Website. [Update: here … Continue reading
The Diva has been contemplating the concept of resilience, as described in the document Disaster Resilience; A National Imperative, published by the National Academy of Sciences in 2012. Reviewing it against the present setting of disaster recovery efforts in Houston, … Continue reading
From the NY Times: Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners. In Washington, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is leading recovery efforts that could cost taxpayers more than $50 billion after devastating storms hit Texas, Florida, Puerto … Continue reading
US report finds climate change 90% manmade, contradicting Trump officials. Major report by government agencies goes against senior members of Trump administration and finds evidence of global warming stronger than ever. A copy of the Executive Summary can be found … Continue reading