Posts Tagged ‘weather catastrophe’

Weather Disasters More and Bigger

Filed under: Climate Change | Economy | Environment — by Will Kirkland 08/22/2011 @ 3:58:30 PM
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From Katherine Seelye at NY Times:
The weather this year has not only been lousy, it has been as destructive in terms of economic loss as any on record.
Normally, three or … [Keep reading >>]

Rains in Brazil, Rains in Australia, Rains in Sri Lanka, Rains in Philippines

Filed under: Environment — by Will Kirkland 01/13/2011 @ 2:05:16 PM
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Updates below…


We are all aware of the incredible rains and flooding in Queensland, Australia.  Nearer to home Brazil’s SE coast has been getting hammered as well.
At least 291 have died … [Keep reading >>]

Energy Prices + Food Shortages + Environmental Catastrophe

Filed under: Climate Change | Disaster | Energy | Food — by Will Kirkland 06/18/2008 @ 8:01:50 AM
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From the indispensable Tom Englehardt comes this MUST READ piece by John Feffer Mother Earth’s Triple Whammy
Why North Korea Was a Global Crisis Canary Englehardt sets it up:
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Words for Acts

It is impudent in the extreme for this man to go around Europe haranguing people on their duties to civilization when his own country presents one of the most lawless aspects of modern life the whole world affords.

Roger Casement
Irish Human Rights Champion

commenting on Teddy Roosevelt's 1910 Guildhall
speech telling Great Britain to either rule Egypt or get out.

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