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Category Archives: Climate Change
Former FEMA Director, Craig Fugate, brings up topic of climate change . See: Ex-FEMA Director: Rebuilding Puerto Rico Requires Acknowledging Climate Change. Obama instructed FEMA to consider climate change in responding to Superstorm Sandy. The Trump administration’s response has been … Continue reading
By not renewing the committee, Pres. Trump has in fact abolished it. See: The Trump administration just disbanded a federal advisory committee on climate change
From The Guardian: Alaskan towns at risk from rising seas sound alarm as Trump pulls federal help. Communities at risk of falling into the sea say assistance from Washington has dried up: ‘It feels like a complete abdication of responsibility … Continue reading
Climate Change Could Threaten Up To 2 Billion Refugees By 2100. “It’s coming at us faster than we thought.” “The rising sea, he surmised, is the one displacement force more powerful than greed.”
From the WashPost: Phoenix heat, Tropical Storm Cindy show how climate change is a threat to our infrastructure
From Bloomberg News, this rather startling article: Rising Seas May Wipe Out These Jersey Towns, but They’re Still Rated AAA Few parts of the U.S. are as exposed to the threats from climate change as Ocean County, New Jersey. It … Continue reading