Rising Risks from Climate Change

RISING RISKS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE

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Mount Everest. Credit Ryszard Pawłowski at Wikimedia Commons.

OO Climate Change: Why Mount Everest Is Shrinking And Riskier

84,000 Lives Threatened By Sea Level Rise In New England and billions in properties, a new analytical tool at Climate Central shows, reports Joanna Foster at Climate Progress. A combination of rising seas and storm surges means that New York City could flood every 4-5 years, a 20x rise in risk since the mid 1800s.

OO Western U.S. Faces Bigger, More Frequent Wildfires

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Wikipedia

OO Grocery Chain: 95% Of Our Fresh Produce At Risk From Climate Change

OO Brutal Brazilian Drought Forces Starbucks To Pause Coffee Purchases

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Warming oceans may make this a rare and far more expensive treat as warmer ocean temperatures prevent lobster young from thriving.

OO Baby Lobsters Are Disappearing, Possibly Due to Warming Oceans

OO The Face of Adaptation:
Brushing Teeth With Sewer Water As Texas Faces Drought

OO Pollen Vortex?’ Long Winter Worsens Allergies In Spring

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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