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Climate Change Impacts Will Threaten Economy, Public Health
2013-01-29 10:53:50

A leading group of scientists and experts recently released a report that emphasizes the need for increased coordination and planning to ensure U.S. coastal communities are resilient against the effects of climate change.

2013-01-20 23:02:08

Most homeowners policies do not cover flood damage.

2013-01-17 23:00:42

Flash floods occur year round, in all parts of the country.

2012-12-20 05:02:00

Hurricane Sandy left many homeowners high and dry when it comes to flooding protection.

2012-12-12 05:03:41

With winter approaching and severe weather season only five months away, the time is appropriate for homeowners to take steps designed to protect their property from flooding.

Russian Far East A Hotbed Of Seismic, Volcanic Activity: Potential Threat To Pacific Basin
2012-12-04 13:10:18

The Soviet government has long kept outsiders away from the Russian Far East, shrouding a source of powerful earthquakes and volcanic activity on the Pacific Rim in secrecy.

Storm Surge Defense Alternatives Needed To Protect Coastal New York
2012-11-20 16:31:34

New storm surge barriers are being proposed to help protect Lower Manhattan in New York City from storms such as those like the recent Superstorm Sandy.

India’s Vital Summer Monsoons May Decline In The Face Of Global Warming
2012-11-06 09:35:43

India’s monsoons are a godsend for the country’s vital agricultural sector, providing life for crops that more than a billion people rely on. But a grim forecast for the future may spell doom for the nation’s food production and economy.


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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