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Mississippi River Flooding: How You Can Help

Intense flooding is devastating communities along the Mississippi River, but there are ways you can help. Here is a list of organizatons providing flood relief efforts: Aidmatrix Network http://www.aidmatrixnetwork.org Web …

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Climate Capsule: Congress and Big Oil Battle It Out

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Oil Execs Cry “Un-American” Quote: Steve Torbit, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain region Economic Story of the Week: Cutting Carbon to …

Flooding in downtown Memphis, May 2011 (via Flickr's Chris Wieland)

Climate Crisis Fueling Mississippi River’s Historic Floods

The Mississippi River is experiencing its second “500-year flood” since 1993. That’s no freak occurrence – it’s a result of man-made carbon pollution changing our climate. “All extreme weather events …

The Big Uneasy Screening Across the Country

Movie is a wake-up call to stopping water projects harming wildlife habitat and public safety Actor/Director Harry Shearer, perhaps best known as the voice behind several Simpsons characters like Ned …

Extreme flooding near Nashville, Tennessee in May 2010.

Closing the Floodgates: Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was designed to protect homeowners, but it’s putting their safety and the environment at risk. Unfortunately, the federal program encourages construction in environmentally sensitive …

Climate Change Hits Home

By Larry J. Schweiger Climate change is hitting home, here and now, in some ways that maybe you might not have expected.  Check out this video.

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