Category Archives: Climate Change

Acknowledging 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

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Federal Advisory Committee on Climate Change Abolished

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

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Trouble for Alaskan Coastal Towns

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

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Huge Amount of Displacement Expected from Climate Change

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.”    

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Climate Change and Its Effects on Infrastructure

From the WashPost: Phoenix heat, Tropical Storm Cindy show how climate change is a threat to our infrastructure

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Climate Change Risk and Financial Ratings Not Connected

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

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On Climate Change

In anticipation of the Climate Change March planned for this coming weekend, see this article from the NYTimes: Climate Change is Now. You can get involved politically, and you should. Participate in efforts to persuade the administration and Congress to … Continue reading

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