CHINA ACCOUNTS FOR a disproportionate share of the world’s disaster-related displacement. That is not only a function of the size of its population. The country is at high-risk of being stricken by drought, seasonal floods, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides induced by the latter two. 307 more words
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Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 From a Climate Perspective (PDF)
Source: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
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Attribution of extreme events is a challenging science and one that is currently undergoing considerable evolution.
Heartworks Ctr (501c3) presents: Nuclear Realities on the Central Coast of California - is Diablo Cyn the next Fukushima?
Great documentary – really makes you think about the need for alternative energy and the future of our home AND our planet… Thank you Bruce L. 587 more words
Flooding is an overflow of water, usually rainfall, that inundates a typically dry area. Flooding is the number one cause of death for natural disasters. Areas prone to flooding are coastal areas, low elevations and areas around lakes and rivers. 316 more words