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The Unseen Trigger Behind Human Tragedies

Posted: 01.03.2017 no comments

 

Read the full article online at http://www.takepart.com   “Syria’s civil war and mass exodus has become, to many global citizens, another source of compassion fatigue. But before it was a war zone, it was the cradle of civilization, with marvelous ruins at Palmyra, Bosra, and Krak de Chevaliers bearing the marks of myriad cultures; Damascus and Aleppo […]

 

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Bangladeshi farmers drown in debt as floods destroy crops

Posted: 12.11.2016 no comments

 

Read the full article online at http://www.irinnews.org   “Months of flooding have wiped out entire villages and crops in Bangladesh, pushing farmers deeper into a cycle of debt that they can’t escape without more government help. About 4.2 million people have been affected by flooding in at least 19 districts since July, according to the government and […]

 

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The Coming Public Health Disaster

Posted: 12.03.2016 no comments

 

Read the full article online at http://www.usnews.com   “NASA scientists recently confirmed that August was the hottest month in recorded history. It tied this past July for that dubious honor. Meteorologists are linking this heat to the recent spate of extreme flooding worldwide – everywhere from Louisiana to China. However, global warming isn’t just an environmental […]

 

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Increase In ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding

Posted: 10.17.2016 no comments

 

“Global warming and rising seas are increasing the amount of tidal flooding on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Flood levels are different from city to city, but the trends are similar.”

 

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