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2013-12-31 23:23:20

Calgary and area floods, along with tropical storm Haiyan and SuperStorm Standy are tragedies rooted in geography and the human desire to settle on low-lying land near waterfronts – and are not caused by climate change or global warming, says Friends of Science. Historical evidence shows that Tacloban in the Philippines was nearly destroyed by a typhoon in November 1912 when half the population of 30,000 was killed; yet the area remained populated and was devastated again in November...

Hurricanes Become Less Threatening To US Coast, Based On Climate Models
2013-09-03 11:22:55

[ Watch the Video: Climate Change Could Push Hurricanes Away From The East Coast ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Recent studies have painted a pretty grim picture for future hurricane seasons, with more frequent and intense storms occurring in the Northeast due to a changing climate. Last year’s superstorm Hurricane Sandy was labeled as evidence of such climatic storms impacting the US Atlantic coast. However, a new study by researchers from Columbia...

2013-05-31 23:25:03

MCAlert´s content-based, real-time information and emergency notification system works when most other systems go down. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 June 1st marks the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA http://www.noaa.com , predicts anywhere from 13-20 named storms with 7-11 becoming hurricanes and at least 3 of these storms likely to make landfall. All one needs to do is recall the devastation of Superstorm Sandy...

Experts Say Solar Superstorm May Be Imminent: Readiness Is Key
2013-02-08 09:29:17

[Watch Video: Solar Superstorm] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A solar superstorm may be brewing and there is little we can do to prevent it from disrupting our communications and electrical systems here on Earth. But there is more we can do to prepare for such an event, according to a new report by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Authors of the study said the UK should plan to mitigate the effects of a potentially dangerous solar storm now before...

2011-03-07 21:50:11

A hurricane-like superstorm expected to hit California once every 200 years would cause devastation to the state's businesses unheard of even in the Great Recession, a USC economist warns. Researchers estimate the total property damage and business interruption costs of the massive rainstorm would be nearly $1 trillion. USC research professor Adam Rose calculated that the lost production of goods and services alone would be $627 billion of the total over five years. Rose, a professor with the...


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