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Thames Retirement Village is on a Coastal Hazard Site

Thames-Coromandel District Council Registers a Coastal Inundation Hazard Notation on the Richmond Villas Title

Radio New Zealand has reported how in December 2018, TCDC quietly registered a hazard notation on the title of the Richmond Villas retirement village complex.  997 more words

Climate Change

What’s Natural?

(web version of column article published in Pacifica Tribune February 13, 2019 )

Changing Sea Levels – Part 1

By Jim Steele

Local sea levels appear to rise when ocean volumes increase, but also when the land sinks.

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Climate Change

Principles Of The Sunrise Movement: Antidotes To Neoliberalism

The term “neoliberalism” isn’t new. It was coined in 1938 at a meeting in which social democracy was framed as analogous to a collectivism like Nazism and communism. 251 more words

It's Way Past Time for a Woman President

© Bruce Allen

Margaret Colson in WaPo guest editorial  

Colson’s great column explaining the logic of electing a woman provides a compelling picture of the additional burdens women face running for office that men do not. 782 more words

Humor

Atlantic City Is Really Going Down This Time

Rebecca McCarthy | Longreads | February 2019 | 14 minutes (3,579 words)

Atlantic City covers the northern third of Absecon Island, a barrier island made up of an alarming amount of sand. 3,681 more words

Nonfiction

Why Chronic Floods Are Coming to New Jersey - Vox

Scientists have directly observed sea level rise since the late 18th century. And as they forecast the next 20, 50, and 100 years, sea level rise will continue to accelerate at an alarming rate.

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