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Resilience in Urban Communities

There is a picture of houses built on stilts in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on the website for the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). This image is just one example of how organizations like IIED help vulnerable, rural and urban centers adapt to climate change. IIED is holding their 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation

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ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE EDUCATION

Since climate change will undoubtedly affect the future of our children it’s important they learn as much as they can about the changing earth. One group helping young people in their teens and older to become engaged with the issue of climate change is the Alliance for Climate Education  (ACE)  that runs  several programs not

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New information on Sea Levels Rise

As sea levels rise the impacts are already being felt around the world. Because the phenomenon is widespread there has been a spate of news reports and new scientific studies reconfirming that the rising seas are caused in great part by greenhouse gas emissions. One study making headlines is by controversial climatologist and former NASA

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HOT HOT FEBRUARY BREAKS RECORDS

Scientists say February was hotter than usual with average temperatures more than two degrees Fahrenheit warmer than normal. February is the third month in a row with above normal temperatures according to an analysis by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies The February air was warmer by 1.35 degrees Celsius ( 2.43 degrees Fahrenheit), topping

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Maya Express, Southern floods & Climate Change

A little used meteorological expression “Maya Express” describes the atmospheric river pushing up from the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico to the southern and central plains of the United States. Weather specialists and meteorologists are saying that the Maya Express is causing the extreme flooding in those areas. Meteorologists claim that the Maya Express carries into

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