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The costs of climate change: more extreme flooding in places like Vermont. Image from VTdigger.org.

Vermont Governor Bemoans Climate Inaction After Flood

Saying his state is under siege after Hurricane Irene swept through his state early this week, the governor of Vermont had some choice words about the failure of leaders at …

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Seven Things to Know About How Hurricanes Affect Wildlife

As Hurricane Irene made landfall on the East Coast this week, the news media was rightly focused on the many dangers to humans from such powerful storms.  Due to the …

A Hurricane By Any Name

Cindy and Philippe may not sound very scary, but a hurricane by any name is still just as dangerous. June marks the start of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season, and …

Hurricanes and the BP Spill – Separating Fact From Fiction

Last week NOAA released its Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, which describes how conditions are ripe for a year with above average storm activity. NOAA estimates that eight to 14 hurricanes will …

Gulf Coast Region Holds Collective Breath as Hurricane Season Starts

Just what we needed in the Gulf Coast. Hurricane season starts formally next Tuesday. In the midst of a man made catastrophe unfolding in the Gulf Coast, the region must …

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.

Still More Evidence Warming to Bring Stronger Hurricances

It seems like every day, we learn more evidence of the climate crisis and its impact on people. Today’s proof — a new repor from a special World Meteorological Organization panel of 10 experts in both hurricanes & climate change

Two New Reasons to Break Our Oil Addiction – Now

Two major reminders about how urgent it is for America to break its addiction to oil.

Connecting the Dots: Interview with NWF’s Dr. Amanda Staudt

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Amanda Staudt, a climate scientist, was on KTBC-TV in Austin, TX this morning, connecting the dots between global warming and stronger hurricanes. You can watch …

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