Tag: Extreme weather


Companies have long engaged in risk assessment and mitigation as a core business practice. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its 2012 report “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” observes that heavy Read more…


The Obama Administration last week introduced an online tool to improve research into the link between climate change and human health and promote innovative responses to future threats. As climate change triggers more extreme weather events and temperature shifts, it Read more…


The public relations machine that works so hard to generate doubt about climate change and the extreme weather events it causes must have its hands full at this point. 2012 was a year in which the United States had no Read more…


The vast majority of our scientists tell us that climate change is already manifest, evidenced by the startling increase in extreme weather events, the melting of the glaciers, the measurable rises in the sea levels, etc. The pH of the Read more…


More than two-thirds of U.S. adults believe global warming made several recent extreme weather events even worse, according to a new survey. According to the report, released by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communications and George Mason University’s Center Read more…


A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says that an increase in heat waves is “virtually certain” as a result of global warming and that extreme weather events — including hurricanes, floods, and droughts — will Read more…


Here’s a list of environmental stories which had high impact during the last decade. This is is in no particular order admittedly subjective and seen from an American perspective. Please tell us what we’ve missed and take a moment to Read more…

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