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The Big U Proposal

In 2012 Superstorm Sandy devastated New York City. Despite the fact that Sandy was only a category 2 storm it caused over $68 billion in damages… 360 more words

Environmental Equity

NPA Platform: A Question for Kirk

From CBC News:

Vancouver mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe says his rival Gregor Robertson just doesn’t understand that some people have to use their cars to get around.

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Bicycling

Natural Defenses from Hurricanes and Floods: Protecting America’s Communities and Ecosystems in an Era of Extreme Weather

National Wildlife Federation | Allied World Assurance Company Holdings | LG, and Earth Economics
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[Yahoo! Finance] Climate impacts are hitting home faster than governments are adapting, but it’s not too late to protect our communities with cost-effective, nature-based approaches for risk reduction, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation, Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, LG, and Earth Economics. 88 more words

Climate Change

MTU Researching Future Problems With Rock Under Roads, Rails

HOUGHTON — While we’re able to enjoy timeless scenery as we travel in the United States, it’s important to realize that the soils and rocks forming the base of these transportation systems may not forever be stable. 783 more words

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