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Increased Flood Risks in Urban Cities

Scientists at the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science have researched the connection of rising sea levels and the increased flood risk to cities in the United States located on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. These are heavily populated cities where 40 percent of the US population resides. Using data as far back as the

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Common Future moves forward on Climate Change

At the UNESCO headquarters in Paris during the first week in July, thousands of climate and social scientists and policy experts came together for the largest gathering of high-ranking scientists to clear a path for a successful COP21 Climate Summit in December.  The seminal conference was entitle “Our Common Future under Climate Change.” According to

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Path to Paris & COP21

In early June, global delegations to the U.N. Climate Talks in Bonn, Germany, worked diligently to prepare what will be the very first global climate pact, to be presented in December at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. (COP21)  The Bonn conferences, organized by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ,

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Droughts & Floods

Droughts and floods have headlined world news for years, but this year weather-related events have broken many records. Drought is ravaging California for the fourth straight year, and now affects Washington State and Oregon. Texas and Oklahoma have been hit by both drought and severe heat waves. In Southeast Asia, Indian temperatures soaring over 100 degrees

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