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Walk Like An Egyptian: What Climate Change Studies of Ancient Egypt May Teach Us Today

The study of ancient history provides many examples of how civilizations around the world rose and then fell due to a wide range of factors: famine, warfare, geological catastrophe, or disease. Archeologists have…

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Winter is coming! Which prediction should you trust?

In the battle of the winter weather predictions, what a great showdown we have in store this year! The "timeless" Farmers' Almanac says, "the Southeast will see below normal winter temperatures with an…

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Harvey, Irma, Jose and the shocks and hazards of place

This blog was originally posted by Mary Babic at Oxfam America on September 8, 2017. Oxfam worked with the Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute (HVRI) to develop a series of Social Vulnerability…

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How Will Hurricane Irma Impact Coal Ash in her Path?

Last year, Hurricane Matthew spilled coal waste into the Neuse River and burst the dirt embankment of a cooling pond at the H.F. Lee power plant in Goldsboro, NC. As record-breaking Hurricane…

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Climate Signals and Hurricane Irma

This is guest post by Climate Signals, originally published here: https://www.climatesignals.org/events/hurricane-irma-2017 SACE works to address the impacts of global climate change and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast. Hurricanes…

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Hurricane Irma Leads to Solar Questions

This blog was written by Alissa Schafer, former Solar Policy & Communications Manager at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Texas Wind Farms?

This blog was written by Simon Mahan, former Energy Policy Manager at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Beginning of Hurricane Season Reminds Us: Prepare for Climate Disaster

Today is the first day of Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued their forecast for the 2017…

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What's Not So Peachy About Early Spring In A Warming World?

Probably like many of you, I have really enjoyed the nice weather this... winter?... spring?... this February and March nonetheless. Enjoyed it a lot. It's allowed me to spend time outdoors much…

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2016 Declared World's Hottest Year on Record

Scientists reported earlier this week that 2016 was the world's hottest year since formal record keeping began, topping the records set in 2015 and 2014, each year successively hotter than the one…